Chandigarh, April 14: Famous Punjabi singer Parmish Verma was shot at by some unidentified assailants in Mohali.
The singer, who shot into fame with his song ‘Gaal Ni Kadni’, was admitted to a private hospital in Mohali.
Punjabi singer Parmish Verma admitted to hospital after being shot at by some unidentified miscreants at 1:30 am today in Sector 91, Mohali. Police investigation underway #Punjab
— ANI (@ANI) April 14, 2018
He was travelling with a friend in his car when the incident took place. The friend was also injured.
“Some unidentified persons fired shots at Parmish last night at Sector 91 in Mohali when he was returning home. A bullet hit his leg,” Mohali Senior Superintendent of Police Kuldeep Chahal said.
Media Reports said that a wanted gangster, Dilpreet Singh Dhahan, has claimed responsibility for the attack. Dhahan uploaded a status on his Facebook page, along with a picture of himself holding a pistol and another picture of Verma with a cross drawn on it.
“Mein dilpreet singh dhahan sariya nu dasna chaunda k ajj parmish verma de goliya bazian apa mariya.(I, Dilpreet Singh Dhahan, want to tell everyone that I am behind the shooting of Parmish Verma),” the post claims.
Both Verma and his friend are out of danger and are currently undergoing treatment in a private room in Fortis Hospital, Mohail.
A case has been registered in this regard, police said, adding that investigation was underway.
Parmish Verma’s smash hit ‘Gaal ni kadni’ having been viewed over 118 million times on YouTube. Released last year, the rising popularity of the song coincides with the near-rout of gangsters from the state in the last few months.
More recently, his single Shada has also turned out to be a hit, with over 27 million views on YouTube. The song was released three weeks ago.