Punjabi singer Parmish Verma shot at in Mohali

Joann Johnston
April 15, 2018

The incident took place on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday, when Parmish was returning home in Mohali with his friend Kulwant, after a performance at a mall in Chandigarh.

Verma's song "Gaal Nahin Kadhnai" which was released a year ago have been viewed over 118 million times on YouTube. The two were rushed to a hospital and are reportedly out of danger."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.

Meanwhile, the officials have reported that the popular Punjabi singer is out of dancer and is now undergoing treatment in Fortis Hospital, Mohali.

News agency IANS also said that Mr Verma will likely be provided with police protection after the shooting.

Along with the post, the gangster also shared a selfie with his pistol and another photo of the singer with a red cross drawn across it.

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Coming back to the shooting, reports say that a wanted gangster, Dilpreet, has claimed responsibility for the attack.

Mein dilpreet singh dhahan sariya nu dasna chaunda k ajj parmish verma de goliya bazian apa mariya.

Satnam Singh, sarpanch of Khurd village in Hoshiarpur district, was shot dead in broad day light by three assailants outside a gurdwara in Sector 38 (West), Chandigarh, on April 9, 2017.

As per the police, another gang, the Sampat Nehra group, has claimed responsibility of the Parmish Verma shooting.

In a Facebook post, the gangster said that Mr Verma had "tried his best to escape, but eventually suffered".

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