A 22-year-old Haryanvi singer was shot dead by unidentified assailants at Chamrara village in Haryana's Panipat district on Wednesday, police said. Harshita Dahiya was shot when she was on her way back home in a car at around 4 PM after her performance at a function in the village, police said.
"When she was returning, a black car overtook her vehicle near Chamrara and forced it to stop," Panipat DSP Desh Raj said.
He said two unidentified youths asked the two assistants and the driver of the singer to come out of the car and later shot her in the vehicle.
The assailants fired seven bullets and six bullets hit Harshita's forehead and neck, resulting into her on the spot death, police said, adding that the youths fled the scene after killing her. A murder case had been registered and investigations were underway, the DSP said. Harshita was living in Narela in Delhi.
A team has been formed. Investigation is underway. Postmortem is going on. We will slowly get to the bottom of it.: Desh Raj , Panipat DSP pic.twitter.com/9B7hDBj9n8— ANI (@ANI) October 18, 2017
She was killed by my husband because she was a witness in my mother's murder case: Lata, sister of local singer & dancer Harshita Dahiya pic.twitter.com/mSBX0IYBHi— ANI (@ANI) October 18, 2017