Harshita Dahiya was shot when she was on her way back home in a car at around 4 PM after her performance at a function in the village. All pictures/Harshita Dahiya social media accounts
When Harshita Dahiya was returning, a black car overtook her vehicle near Chamrara and forced it to stop
Panipat DSP Desh Raj said two unidentified youths asked the two assistants and the driver of the singer to come out of the car and later shot her in the vehicle.
The assailants fired seven bullets and six bullets hit Harshita's forehead and neck, resulting into her on the spot death, police said, adding that the youths fled the scene after killing her
Harshita Dahiya, a resident of Nahra-Nahri village of Haryana's Sonipat, was living in Narela of Delhi. She was on way to her home when the incident occurred. She was accompanied by a male singer, her assistant and driver
Sister of Harshita Dahiya accused her husband of killing the Haryanvi singer. "Harshita was killed by my husband because she was a witness in my mother's murder case," Lata, sister of Dahiya said
Panipat DSP Desh Raj said, "Harshita's brother-in-law is charged with the murder of her mother. He is facing several criminal cases and is already in jail."
Harshita Dahiya's mother was killed in 2014 in Delhi and the singer was the prime witness in the case, the police said. Harshita was living in Narela in Delhi
Meanwhile, a video clip has emerged purportedly showing Dahiya claiming that she was being threatened by some artistes from Haryana entertainment industry
In the video, Harshita Dahiya said, "Some people from our industry, our own artists from Haryana are threatening me over phone to come to a compromise and delete the video, otherwise I will face consequences. I have not said anything wrong. "Despite this, people are threatening me. I am not afraid of anybody. I will not delete our video... do whatever you want and I will not delete my live video. I am a Jaatni belonging to Jaat community) and I am not afraid of death"
Harshita Dahiya was seen saying in the video. It was not immediately clear which video she was referring to
Harshita Dahiya had also accused her brother-in-law of rape, and the man was jailed on the complaint
The police have recovered five blank cartridges from the spot and also recovered other evidences from the spot
When asked about the video, the DSP said, "We are examining the case from all the angles. Several police teams are working on it and we will soon crack the case."
Meanwhile, Panipat District Superintendent of Police, Desh Raj said a team has been formed and investigation is underway in the matter
Harshita Dahiya was born in 1995. However, her exact birthdate is not known
Harshita Dahiya, was a well-known Haryanvi folk singer and stage performer
She hailed from Nahra-Nahri village of Sonipat district but lived in Narela, Delhi
Harshita Dahiya loved her mother the most and it was evident from the tattoos she sported in her photos
About her being a witness to her mother's murder, media reports say that Panipat SP Rahul Sharma said they suspected the role of a gangster named Dinesh
Harshita Dahiya had earlier filed a complaint against Dinesh. He is currently lodged in Tihar jail
Dinesh is accused of murdering Dahiya’s mother and Harshita Dahiya is an eyewitness in her mother’s murder case
Harshita Dahiya loved to click photos and selfies and her social media account was a proof of that
Harshita was a performer who sang Haryanvi 'Ragini' songs