Punjabi Pop Singer Parmish Verma Shot at in Mohali, admitted to hospital

A gangster Dilpreet Singh Dhahan has claimed the responsibility for firing at singer Parmish Verma

A gangster Dilpreet Singh Dhahan has claimed the responsibility for firing at singer Parmish Verma

Famous Punjabi singer Parmish Verma was on Friday night shot at by some unidentified assailants while he along with his friend was returning home after attending an event in Mohali.

Mohali SSP Kuldeep Singh Chahal reportedly said that they are investigating the matter and scrutinising the CCTV footage.

The 1986-born singer - son of a retired Panjab University professor and who had started his career shooting video films - kept his cool and drove on. He was reportedly heading home. Both are out of danger.

Parmish Verma came to fame after his song "Gaal Nahin Kadhnai".

The incident took place at around 12.30 am, according to the police official.

The caption read, "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)". A police source said that Verma sustained injuries in his knee.

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In the post, the gangster also said that the singer had a choice of whether he wanted to "listen to others".

Dhahan shared two images in the Facebook status, with one image showing the gangster posing with a pistol and the other of thesinger, marked with a red cross, a sign that the gangster had "eliminated" his target.

The gangster also said that Mr Verma was "lucky to be alive".

Figuring among 17 A-category gangsters of Punjab police, Dilpreet hails from Dhahan village near Nurpur Bedi in Ropar and is named as an accused in 16 cases.

A First Information Report or FIR has been registered against unknown individuals.

Parmish is emerging fast in Punjabi industry these days and has garnered a lot of popularity with songs such as "Gaal Ni Kadni" and "Shada".

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