Punjabi star Parmish Verma was shot along with a friend in Mohali on Friday night. The incident took place in Phase 8, Industrial Area, Mohali.
According to Hindustan Times’ report, both Parmish and his friend are said to be out of danger and currently undergoing treatment in Fortis Hospital in Mohali. A police source said that Verma sustained injuries in his knee.
Parmish Verma is a famous Punjabi director, actor, singer. His smash hit ‘Gaal ni kadni’ was released last year and had been viewed over 118 million times on YouTube. The rising popularity of the song coincides with the near-rout of gangsters from the state in the last few months.
Police investigation is underway, following which they will take statements from the injured.
Social media claims on shooting goes viral
A man by the name of Dilpreet Singh Dhahan, via Facebook post, is claiming to be behind Verma’s shooting. Dhahan uploaded a status on his Facebook page with a picture of himself holding a pistol along with 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. The post has already been shared 41 times.
It is to be noticed that the post claiming responsibility of the shootout was the first one posted on the Facebook profile this year. Before this, the last post on the profile was in December 2017.