A video is being circulated with the claim that a Hindu person attacked the Fremont Sikh Gurdwara in California, US.
Verified profiles on twitter, including Mr Anon (“@Ikhumanbeing“) shared the video claiming that Hindu terrorists attacked the Freemont Sikh Gurdwara in California, USA. He also added that, One man got out of his car, went to the Langar (Free Kitchen) hall, and assaulted senior members of Sikh society. He didn’t stop there and began destroying Temple property, ripping off portraits.
🚨#HinduTerrorist 🇮🇳 attacked Freemont Sikh Gurdwara , California in #USA .— Mr Anon (@Ikhumanbeing) October 16, 2023
One guy came out of a Car, went towards Langar (Free Kitchen) hall & assaulted senior members of Sikh society. He didn’t stop there but started damaging Temple property, ripping off portraits #sikhphobia pic.twitter.com/4Zje4YeTYb
Many other verified accounts, including Singh (“@APSvasii“), @ajaychauhan41, Khabr Now (“@KhabrNow“) claimed that Hindutva terrorists pose a significant threat to American Sikhs. All of the twitter posts reached a larger audience, who further reshared the twitter posts and claimed the same.
What is the Real Truth About This Video? : Fact
The claim is baseless and false, and it is spreading to promote the khalistani narrative and to target Hindus in the United States.
The official Facebook account of Gurdwara Sahib Fremont confirmed that the attacker suffered from a mental illness.
On October 15,2023 at around 9:00 p.m., an unidentified youth attempted to break the flex board of Hardeep Singh Nijjar on the outside side of the Langar Hall building at Gurdwara Sahib Freemout, which was caught by servicemen present on the scene and handed over to the police. The young man was arrested and charged by police. Furthermore, according to their statement, this attack was carried out by one of their “own people,” a Sikh. They also clarified false information spreading on social media.
Here is the police document details of the accused:
D-Intent’s Fact-Checking Results:
1223— D-Intent Data (@dintentdata) October 18, 2023
FACT: A video is being spread with a #Fake claim that Fremont Sikh Gurdwara in California, US, is attacked by a Hindu person. This claim is baseless and false, spreading to push the #khalistani narrative and to target Hindus living in the US. (1/3) pic.twitter.com/7qGUDXyCN9
Misleading propaganda accounts are disseminating false information in order to give it a communal tone and push a pro-Khalistan agenda.
Claim : A video has gone viral with the claim that a Hindu person attacked the Fremont Sikh Gurdwara in California, USA.
Fact : This claim is false, and it is being spread to push the khalistani narrative and to target Hindus in the United States.