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.

Misleading:

FACT:

https://www-loksatta-com.translate.goog/pune/a-cleaning-woman-was-brutally-beaten-up-for-asking-for-salary-in-pimpri-chinchwad-kjp-91-ssb-93-3536109/?_x_tr_sl=auto&_x_tr_tl=en&_x_tr_hl=en

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