India, April 15 -- Returning home after a quick drive to India Gate, a 19-year-old man was shot dead, allegedly by his friend, inside the car the two, along with a friend, were travelling in on the Ranjit Singh Flyover near Connaught Place on Saturday night, the police said.

Madhur Verma, the deputy commissioner of police (New Delhi), said that Suhail Malik, the 24-year-old suspect arrested for the murder, claimed the shot was fired "accidentally" when they drove over an uneven stretch of the road while filming a video for the TikTok app.

However, the DCP said Suhail wasn't getting the benefit of the doubt as he tried to destroy evidence by getting rid of his blood-stained clothes and hiding the countrymade pistol.

Two others were arre...