TikTok death: Man accused in Delhi murder got gun just hours prior to incident


Investigations launched into the death of a 19-year-old Delhi youth named Salman while filming a video on mobile app TikTok have revealed that the accused Sohail had obtained the country-made pistol only a few hours prior to the incident, police said on Sunday. On Saturday night, Salman and his friends Sohail and Amir were returning from India Gate and were on the way to Daryaganj when they posed with a pistol to make a TikTok video, police said on Sunday. The pistol was reportedly in the hands of Sohail who had pointed it at Salman who was driving the car. As Sohail tried to make a TikTok video, it went off, hitting Salman on his left cheek. That same friend asked him to keep it, which is not licensed, for a day, Police added that they have obtained the CCTV footage of Sohail30 pm on Saturday at New Jaffrabad in Northeast Delhi, where they hail from. Besides Sohail, police have arrested 23-year-old Aamir, who was in Salman The three of them were driving towards Darya Ganj when the incident took place. Unlike revolvers, with pistols, one has to load the magazine, cock the hammer, and only then one can shoot. It is a possibility that the pistol had already been cocked, As per Asif Khan, Salman30 pm prior to his meeting with Sohail and Aamir They all were like brothers. We don Police revealed that Sohail visited India Gate every Saturday night to see his fiance The three were heading towards Darya Ganj when the incident happened. At first, the accused tried to mislead the police by saying the trigger was pressed after their vehicle hit a speed bump, however they later admitted it that the bullet was fired when Sohail and Salman were filming a TikTok video, Salman was taken to Lok Nayak Hospital, where he was declared dead on arrival. The victim Sohail and Aamir have been booked under section 302 (murder) of the IPC and sections 25 and 27 of the Arms Act at Barakhamba Road police station.

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