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Delhi: Hiding in a secret cellar, 32-year-old arrested for killing TikTok celebrity Mohit Mor

The accused has also been involved in five cases of murder, attempt to murder and extortion, police said. 

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk New Delhi Published on: May 30, 2019 9:31 IST
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Accused in TikTok celebrity Mohit Mor's murder arrested

Police on Wednesday arrested a 32-year-old man who was allegedly involved in the killing of a TikTok celebrity. The accused, identified as Sandeep Pehalwan, was arrested from Najafgarh area of Delhi, police said, adding he had murdered a person who was quite active on popular video-sharing app TikTok. 

Famous for his videos on TikTok, Mohit Mor was shot dead by three unidentified assailants on May 21. 

A juvenile has already been apprehended in connection with the incident, police said.

According to Deputy Commissioner of Police (Dwarka) Anto Alphonse, police raided Pehalwan's residence and arrested him on Monday. 

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During interrogation, he told police that he was hiding in a secret cellar in his own house and during this period, he was not using any mobile phone, the DCP said.

Investigations also revealed that Pehalwan was the main conspirator behind Mor's killing and also supplied arms, he said.

The accused hails from Jhajhar district in Haryana. He has also been involved in five cases of murder, attempt to murder and extortion, the DCP said, adding that he came out of jail but jumped parole and since then he was absconding.

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