Haryana folk singer singer Harshita Dahiya shot dead in Panipat

Harshita Dahiya was known as a performer of Haryanvi'Ragini songs

Harshita Dahiya was known as a performer of Haryanvi'Ragini songs

In a shocking incident, Haryanavi singer Harshita Dahiya was allegedly shot dead on the Chamrara-Kakoda road in Panipat, Haryana on Tuesday. And reports revealed that the incident took place at around 4 pm when Harshita Dahiya was returning in her vehicle after her singing performance at Chamrara village along with three others. Dahiya was attacked while she was returning to Delhi with three others from a programme in Chamrara.

The singer, who specialised in Haryana folk songs, was returning to Delhi after a show at a village in Panipat. After pumping 5-6 bullets into her, the assailants escaped from the spot, sources said.

Panipat superintendent of police Rahul Sharma told the Hindustan Times the men who killed the singer have not been identified yet. It was not known if she had complained to the police regarding threat to her life. They then asked other two occupants and Dahiya's driver to come out and later shot the singer.

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22-years-old Dahiya, a resident of Nahra-Nahri village of Haryana's Sonipat, was living in Narela of Delhi. Harshita was a witness in her mother's murder case.

Meanwhile, the police have initiated a probe into the singer's murder and are collection details in the case. As per the reports, recently she posted mobile videos on her social media accounts where she alleged that she was getting death threats.

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