Haryana Singer Harshita Dahiya Shot Dead near Panipat

PANIPAT: Ragni singer Harshita Dahiya  shot dead by unidentified men at Chamrara village of Haryana’s Panipat district on Tuesday evening.

The incident reportedly took place at around 4pm when she was returning in her car, along with three others, from a programme at Chamrara village when the accused stopped the car and opened fire.

It is learnt that she was shot dead by two youth who came in a car and fired bullets at her before fleeing the spot.

Talking to HT, Panipat superintendent of police, Rahul Sharma, said that the assailants suddenly stopped the car and asked the other two to get down from the car, after which they fired on her and she died on the spot.

The SP said that the accused could not be identified yet. He said that in the preliminary investigation it was found that Harshita was a resident of Narela of Delhi and she had filed a complaint of rape against her brotherin-law, who is in jail now. She was also a witness in her mother’s murder, killed few months ago in Delhi, said the SP.

Police sources say they suspect that the 22-year-old singer was killed due to enmity but added that the investigation is ongoing.

They registered a case of murder against unknown persons and started an investigation to apprehend them.

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Source: http://paper.hindustantimes.com

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