Youth Loses Life While Posing For FB ‘Likes’


New Delhi: The excitement of seeing a real pistol for the first time prompted 22-year-old Vijay to pose with the gun on Thursday night so that he could upload the photos on Facebook and get likes.

Little did he know that the move would turn fatal. The pistol went off and the bullet hit Vijay in the chest, killing him almost instantly.A man who was with the victim during the incident in Outer Delhi ‘s Vijay Vihar is absconding.

The police are trying to trace the owner of the unlicensed gun, sources said.By the time cops reached the spot after being informed by a neighbour, Vijay was taken to hospital by his relatives.However, he was declared dead on arrival.DCP (Rohini) Rajneesh Gupta said Chhotu (27), a neighbour, had been absconding.