New Delhi, May 22: A 27-year old social media celebrity- Mohit Mor, was shot dead by three unidentified masked gunmen in the national capital on Tuesday. According to reports, the Mor who had half a million followers on popular video-sharing app TikTok, was shot in Najafgarh's Dharmpura area of Delhi. The horrific incident took place around 5.15 PM on Tuesday when the victim had gone to meet his friend at a photostat shop near his residence in Dharmpura. The victim, a fitness enthusiast, used to frequently upload fitness videos on his TikTok and Instagram profiles. A case under the relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code was registered and a probe is underway. TikTok Ban Lifted in India! Funny Memes and Jokes on TikTok Users Fill Twitter.
Mor, who hails from Haryana's Bahadurgarh had over 5.17 lakh followers on social media app TikTok. According to the CCTV footages, three men came on a bike and shot five bullets into him when Mor was sitting on a sofa at the shop. According to a senior police officer 13 bullets were fired at him, IANS reported. A close look at the CCTV footage shows one attacker who is clearly visible in the footage, the faces of the other two were covered with helmets.
Giving details about the tragic incident, a senior police officer informed that the incident took place 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 near-by hospital where he was declared brought dead. Mohit Mor suffered 7 bullets," said a senior police officer.
As soon as the incident was reported, police swung into action to nab the culprits. The police official added saying that all the three accused, one of them wearing a black helmet, had come on a Scooty and all of them were seen running away from the busy narrow street after the crime. Apart from a massive fan-following on 'Tik Tok', Mor had 2.467 followers on Instagram. "We are trying to identify the accused. Prima facie, it appears a case of personal enmity and a money dispute," the officer added.