TikTok celebrity shot dead in Delhi

May 22 2019 11:22 AM
TikTok celebrity shot dead in Delhi

New Delhi: In a horrific incident, a gym trainer and a TikTok celebrity was shot dead by three bike-borne assailants in South West Delhi’s Najafgarh on Tuesday. The victim has been identified as Mohit Mor, who had more than five lakh followers on Tik Tok. Originally hailing from Bahadurgarh in Haryana, Mohit worked as a gym trainer in Najafgarh and had become a rage on TikTok. He was shot eight times in the chest and abdomen.

The victim was killed when he visited his friend’s photocopy shop. The entire sequences of event have been caught in the CCTV. In the footage, the three assailants could be clearly seen intercepting Mohit and shooting him multiple times. One of the assailants removed his helmet during the incident and his face was caught in the CCTV.

The victim was declared brought dead at the hospital.

"Mohit was shot by three men who came on a motorcycle. He was visiting a friend at a local photocopy shop. He was intercepted and shot by the men, who fled the spot. We have registered a case of murder and are on the lookout for the accused,” said Deputy Commissioner of Police (Dwarka) Anto Alphonse.

According to a report in Indian Express, Mohit’s friend told police that the victim's popularity on TikTok could have led to friction between him and the locals. The victim had reportedly made some videos mocking his rivals. Police have formed a special team to nab the accused. According to the police, they are checking the victim's TikTok and Instagram accounts and Call Details Record (CDR) to ascertain enmity with anyone on social media.

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