Renowned Punjabi singer Parmish Verma has been shot by unidentified assailants at in the wee hours of Saturday in Mohali.
He was accompanied by a friend at the time of the incident who too was injured. Both Verma and his friend were rushed to the hospital where they were given the medical treatment.
"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.
Reportedly, both the victims are out of danger at the moment.
A case has been registered in this regard, police said, adding that investigation was underway.
Parmish Verma rose to fame with his music videos and his song 'Gaal Ni Kadhni' became a massive hit with over 118 million views on Youtube. Besides his recently released single 'Shada' is also topping the charts since its release.
Reportedly, a man named Dilpreet Singh Dhahan has claimed to behind the attack over Parmish Verma. He has uploaded a picture of himlself with a gun along with a picture of Parmish 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),” Dilpreet said in his post.
Notably, no official confirmation has been made about the same so far.