"he asked his brother-in-law, Sekhon, to fire from his weapon."
Punjabi singer Sippy Gill has been booked for allegedly assaulting a property dealer and threatening him with a gun near Homeland, Mohali.
Two others have also been booked.
It is alleged that it was over a financial dispute.
The complainant, Kamaljit Singh Shergill, claimed he had gone to a cafe to meet a friend.
The meeting ended at around 6:45 pm and as he was about to leave, Mr Shergill saw Gill’s brother-in-law Sunny Sekhon and Honey Khan waiting near his car.
Mr Shergill said the pair were initially friendly and convinced him to accompany them to another car parked nearby.
Sippy Gill then appeared.
The trio then allegedly manhandled Mr Shergill and one of the accused pointed a gun at his chest.
According to Mr Shergill, seven other accomplices turned up and beat him.
He said: “I somehow managed to overpower Sippy and snatched his weapon following which, he asked his brother-in-law, Sekhon, to fire from his weapon.
“But the weapon got stuck so I was saved.”
He was also struck over the head before some locals intervened.
His friend Tanish returned to the scene when someone informed him about the attack. When Tanish tried to help, he was also attacked.
Mr Shergill claimed Sippy Gill fled in his car.
Two Punjab Police personal security officers (PSOs) have since been deployed for Mr Shergill’s safety.
Mr Shergill alleged that Khan and Sekhon had taken him behind a car so CCTV cameras would not pick up the incident.
Mr Shergill said: “Sippy has a monetary dispute with some people in my circle.
“He has no direct connection with me but he believed that I was provoking my friends against him.
“He threatened to kill me, citing his links to high-ranking officials in the government.”
Mr Shergill said he did not bring his personal security along and also forgot to bring his licensed weapon.
Based on Mr Shergill’s complaint, police have booked Sippy Gill, his brother-in-law Sunny Sekhon, Honey Khan and other unidentified persons under Sections 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 341 (punishment for wrongful restraint), 148 (rioting, being armed with a deadly weapon) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Sections of Arms Act at Mataur Police Station.
Although the police report has been filed, no arrests have been made yet.
Sippy Gill – who began his career in 2007 – was previously booked by Moga Police in 2020 for promoting violence through his song ‘Gundagardi’.