Punjabi singer Navjot Singh shot dead near Chandigarh

WION Web Team
Chandigarh, IndiaUpdated: May 28, 2018, 04:42 PM IST

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The dead body of a Punjabi singer, Navjot Singh was discovered near Chandigarh on Sunday night.

According to reports, he was shot and his body, bearing four to five bullet injury marks, was found few metres away from his car at village Rampur Sainian in Dera Bassi, Mohali, at around 1 am, said Inspector Mahinder Singh, police station (Dera Bassi).

Reportedly, he was on his way to his parent's house, and had also spoken to his mother, who called at 11:15 pm. He had then told her that he would be reaching home in another 5-minutes.

The singer's family, living in Mohali, was frantically searching for him after he did not reach home last night, police said. 

"Investigations are underway," the Inspector said, adding, that a murder case has been registered in this regard and the body has been sent to the civil hospital for post-mortem.

Singh was a budding singer, he had recently released two-singles.

A murder case under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code has been registered. Earlier, last month Punjabi singer Parmish Verma was also shot at in Mohali.