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Man ends life after friend threatens to make objectionable video viral

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Mumbai: In a shocking incident, a 24-year-old man allegedly committed suicide in Palghar district of Maharashtra after his friend shot his objectionable video and demanded money for not making it viral, a police official said on Tuesday.

Rahul Mishra hanged himself from the ceiling using a piece of cloth at a room near Vangaon railway station on Sunday, he said.

 

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According to the deceased’s brother, who is the complainant in the case, Mishra’s and his friend, both working at a private company in Boisar, used to stay together at a room and share expenses, the official said.

The deceased’s friend with the help of an acquaintance allegedly shot his video in a naked state sometime back. The duo then demanded money from him and threatened to upload it on social media if he did not pay up, he said.

The complainant claimed that Mishra took the extreme step due to the threat from his friend, he said.

 

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However, according to the police official, Mishra and his friend had a scuffle over some issue, following which he left the room where they used to stay together on April 20.

As Mishra and his friend parted ways, the latter demanded the pending room rent amount due to which he was under pressure, he said.

 

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Mishra’s friend went to his native on May 1 and the police were waiting for him to return, the official said.

There was nothing suspicious in Mishra’s mobile phone, he said, adding that his friend and the latter’s acquaintance will be questioned in connection with the incident.

 

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TikTok hits 1.5 billion downloads with India leading the chart

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Beijing:  Social video app TikTok has reached 1.5 billion downloads worldwide on the App Store as well as Google Play and India leads the chart with 466.8 million or about 31 per cent of all unique installs

According to the report of mobile intelligence firm Sensor Tower, TikTok app has been downloaded 614 million times so far, which is 6 percent more than last year. It is also clear from this that this app is continuously increasing its popularity among the consumer. According to the report, this app has been downloaded 1.5 billion times in the global market.

India is number one among the most downloaded countries. This app has been downloaded 466.8 million i.e. about 47 crore times in the Indian market which is 31 percent of the total download. Sensor Tower also clarified that the data shared did not include TikTok data downloaded from the third-party Android store.

India has been a fast adapter in 2019, driving up 277.6 million downloads so far this year, or roughly 45 per cent of all global installs.

China generated the second largest amount of downloads with 45.5 million, or 7.4 percent, while the US is No 3 with 37.6 million installs, or about 6 per cent, this year.

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