Popular Punjabi singer and music director Parmish Verma was shot at by unidentified assailants on Saturday 14 April in the leg. He was admitted to a private hospital in Mohali town in Punjab and reported to be out of danger.
A gang member, Dilpreet Singh, has claimed responsibility for the attack and has claimed to have shot him, said he was lucky to be alive and has threatened to kill him.
Parmish was travelling with his crew after a live act in the city when a few unidentified people were following his car and opened fire at him on the highway. The friend was also injured.
The Haryana Police arrested a man from Himachal Pradesh’s Solan district in connection with the attack on Punjabi singer Parmish Verma, police said.
Harvinder Singh alias Happy, a resident of Baddi in Himachal Pradesh, was arrested they said.
The Haryana Police has taken him for interrogation.
Police are investigating the reasons behind the attack on the 31-year-old singer, who shot into limelight with the foot-tapping number in 2017. The hit song “Gaal Ni Kadni” has over 118 million views on YouTube.
Parmish will start the shooting for the Punjabi remake of Ajay Devgn’s Singham, once he is fully recovered where he will portray the central character.