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Video Of Maulana Tauqeer Raza’s Supporters From Bareilly Circulated as Rohingyas Attacking Police In Haldwani Violence: Fact-Check 

A video purporting to depict an Islamist mob depicting a violent crowd comprising of Rohingya refugees and Bangladeshi migrants attacking Indian policemen in Haldwani, Uttarakhand state, has gone viral.

@visegrad24 claimed that 6 were killed and 250 were injured when the Islamist mob comprising of 5000 men of Rohingya refugees and Bangladeshi migrants attacked the Indian policemen in Haldwani. The tweet was made on Feb 10, 2024, which has received an about 531.3k views on X.

Several other accounts, including @jimmyjvyas made the same claim that that the Indian policemen were attacked in Haldwani as shown in the viral video by the violent Islamist mob of Rohingya refugees and Bangladeshi migrants. The archive can be read from above.

What is the Actual Truth About this Incident? : Fact

In actuality, this video depicts Maulana Tauqeer Raza’s supporters in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh. It is not related to the violence in Haldwani.

The official account of @bareillypolice tweeted “Maulana Tauqeer Raza had announced his arrest after the Friday prayers, the program was completed peacefully. Three boys were beaten by some unruly elements near Police Station Baradari area, Shyamatganj, in which two boys suffered minor injuries and in connection with the police action.” on Feb 9, 2024.

@bareillypolice further also gave the official statement regarding the incident that further actions will be taken regarding the incident which occured in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh.

D-Intent’s Fact-Checking Results:

Intent:

Influencers are circulating videos from UP claiming to be from Uttarakhand’s Haldwani to set their narrative over the unrest. A video of a violent crowd has been shared, claiming that the video shows an Islamist mob of Rohingya refugees & Bangladeshi migrants who attacked Indian policemen in Haldwani in Uttarakhand state. The truth is that Maulana Tauqeer Raza’s supporters are depicted in this video in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh. It has insignificant relation to the violence in Haldwani.

Conclusion:

Fact : The fact is that this video shows the supporters of Maulana Tauqeer Raza in Bareilly, UP. Nothing to do with the Haldwani Violence.

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