FACTCHECK: “Pimpri Chinchwad Police Arrests Man for Casteist Slur and Assault on Female Housekeeping Staff in Office”

ANALYSIS: Misleading

FACT: A CCTV video is being circulated in which a man can be seen thrashing a woman. A cleaning woman was brutally beaten up by a shop owner Harshad Khan(arrested) for demanding salary. Some media outlets giving this a casteist angle. But accused & victim belong to different religion, caste is not involved in this. It was personal dispute about salary. The incident took place on March 21 in Pimpri-Chinchwad.

INTENT: Media outlets trying to project the shameful personal dispute as casteist incident.




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