Delhi police have arrested a 17-year-old in connection with the murder of a 27-year-old TikTok celebrity Mohit Mor who was shot dead in Delhi's Najafgarh area earlier this week. The accused, a Najafgarh resident, was arrested on Thursday evening from Dhulsiras Mor near Village Dhulsiras, Dwarka. Here's what happened.
On Tuesday evening, Mohit was shot dead by three men in Najafgarh. Mohit was at a local photostat shop near his residence to visit his friend. That's when three men entered the shop and opened fire on Mohit. He was rushed to the hospital where he was declared dead on arrival.
Three men, of which two were wearing helmets, fired 13 bullets on Mohit.
"When Mohit Mor was busy talking with his friend inside the shop, three armed persons barged inside the shop and indiscriminately fired 13 bullets on him. Mohit Mor fell on a sofa kept inside the shop. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was declared brought dead. Mohit Mor suffered 7 bullets," a senior police officer had said.
Police said that all three gunmen had come on a scooter. Police had also captured all three attackers in the CCTV footage while they were running away after the incident. During the interrogation, Police have also found out that the accused was one of the three attackers who killed Mohit.
"During interrogation, the juvenile revealed that he was one of the three assailants who shot dead the gym trainer," Sanjeev Kumar Yadav, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell), said.
Police have also recovered one country-made pistol and two live cartridges from the accused. However, further details are awaited.
Mohit, a resident of Bahadurgarh, was a gym trainer and fitness enthusiast. He was also an active content creator on social media with 5 lakh followers on TikTok as well as 3,000 subscribers on Instagram. Police suspect personal enmity to be the reason behind the killing.
(With PTI inputs)