Sahil is an Indian AC mechanic who brutally murdered his girlfriend Sakshi Reddy on 28 May 2023 by stabbing her with a knife over 20 times, and he later bludgeoned her to death with a cement slab.
Mohammad Sahil The Free Press Journal, also known as Sahil Khan Jagran, was born on Saturday, 5 July 2003 (age 20 years; as of 2023) in Delhi. His zodiac sign is Cancer. He works as a fridge-AC repair mechanic in Delhi.
Height (approx.): 5′ 6″
Hair Colour: Brown
Eye Colour: Brown
Parents & Siblings
Sahil’s father, Mohammad Sarfaraz, is a welder. His mother runs a shop. He has three sisters, two of them study in school, and one is working. One of his sister’s name is Tani.
Sakshi Reddy Murder Case
On 28 May 2023, a 16-year-old girl named Sakshi Reddy was mercilessly killed by Sahil at the Shahbad Dairy police station area in Rohini, Delhi. In the brutal attack, Sahil first stabbed Sakshi with a knife over 20 times and later picked up a concrete block to smash her head. He hit Sakshi’s head 6 times. Although there were many passersby who witnessed the incident, none came to Sakshi’s rescue. The incident got recorded on a CCTV camera placed nearby. Sahil fled from the spot after committing the crime and went to his home. He kept his mobile phone at his home and moved towards Kashmiri Gate Bus Stand from where he took a bus to his aunt (Bua) Shamim’s house. After reaching his aunt’s house, Sahil called his mother and described the entire incident to her. After the incident, Sakshi was immediately rushed to a hospital by the police, where she was declared brought dead. Apparently, the incident took place when Sakshi was on her way to the market to bring some gifts for her friend Neetu’s son. She was reportedly staying at Neetu’s home for the past 15 days as Neetu’s husband was out of town for some work. According to some sources, Sakshi was in a relationship with Sahil, the two recently broke up, and had a quarrel on 27 May 2023. Their fight enraged Sahil so much that he made up his mind to kill Sakshi. Aaj Tak After the initial investigation of the case, Delhi Police Special CP Dependra Pathak said,
As per the information as of now, they (Sahil-Sakshi) knew each other and there was some quarrel or they parted ways. The accused (Sahil) had a grudge and he did this kind of gruesome murder. It’s a crime of passion. Further probe is being done.”
A case under Section 32 (muder) of the Indian Penal Code was registered by Sakshi’s father at the Shahbad Dairy police station. Apparently, Sakshi’s mother has demanded the death penalty for Sahil.
Soon after a case was registered against Sahil at the Shahbad Dairy police station, the Delhi police started searching for him. The police conducted raids at Sahil’s house, his friends’ houses, and his relatives’ houses. On 29 May 2023, Sahil was arrested from Aterna village in Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh after a call from his aunt to his father was traced by the Delhi Police. India Today
- As per some reports, Sahil resided with his family on the ground floor of a rented house in Jain Colony, Prahladpur, Rohini, Delhi. Apparently, he used to live in the Shahbad Dairy area with his family two years back. However, he was expelled from the area as he often used to indulge in fights.
- According to some sources, Sahil was planning to kill Sakshi for the past few days.
- A BJP leader Kapil Mishra termed the incident as love-jihad and said the murder was planned. Posting a picture of Sahil in police custody, Kapil tweeted,
This is Mohammad Sahil s/o Sarfaraz. This monster mercilessly killed a minor Hindu girl by stabbing her in Delhi. How is Kalava in the hands of this Sahil? This is love jihad. This is a planned attack against daughters. Who is Sahil’s master mind?”
- Sahil has a skeleton tattoo on his chest.
- In a media conversation, Sahil’s father said that he didn’t know that Sahil could be so brutal and he was against his son’s act. He further said that Sahil was not a minor and should be treated like an adult.
- He shares a great bond with his mother.
- According to his Instagram account his favourite song is Aadat by Atif Aslam.
- He is a huge fan of the Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala.