The singer was shot at by some unidentified assailants in Punjab's Mohali on Friday night.
Harvinder Singh alias Happy, a resident of Baddi in Himachal Pradesh, was arrested this morning, they said.
The Haryana Police has taken him for interrogation, they said.
Verma, who shot to fame with his song "Gaal Nahin Kadhnai", is undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Mohali.
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