A 22 Year-Old Singer From Delhi, Killed In Haryana’s Panipat

She Was Returning Delhi After A Show At A Village In Haryana

New Delhi: Oct 18, 2017

Harshita Dahiya
Police have started an investigation into the murder of Harshita Dahiya (in pic)

Harshita Dahiya a 22 year old folk singer was shot dead on Tuesday on her way back home in Delhi after a performance in Haryana’s Panipat. She was shot six times in her neck and forehead and died instantly.

The singer, who is a known for her Haryana folk songs, was on her way back home in Delhi after she performed in a show at a village in Panipat, two men in a black car allegedly overtook her car around 4 pm and forced it to stop near chamrara village.

Notably, she was accompanied with her two friends including another singer. The men demanded that the driver and her friends to step out of the car. They then fired at her and escaped. She died on the spot.

The singer recently had posted a mobile video on social media and alleged death threats. She had also said that though she received the death threats but she was not afraid. However it is not confirmed if she had alerted the police.

Dahiya was a resident of Narela in Delhi, she had filed a complaint of rape against her brother in law who is currently in Tihar Jail in Delhi, her mother was also killed few months ago in Delhi and she was witness in her murder case.

Police are collecting more details in connection with her previous complaint.

A case of murder has been registered against unknown persons.

(With Inputs From Agencies)

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