FACTCHECK: “Muslim Zomato Delivery Boy Assaulted and Humiliated by Hindutva Extremists in Maharashtra”

ANALYSIS: Misleading

Misleading Tweet:

Link: Ahmed Khabeer , Hate Detector , HindutvaWatch

Fact Check:

Recently a CCTV video has been shared with misleading claim in which a group of four young man can be seen thrashing a food delivery boy, shared with the claim that the delivery guy was beaten up because of his religious identity, they claimed that these people also applied Tilak on his forehead but it’s different thing that we can’t see accused applied Tilak on his forehead. Police has denied such allegations and said there is no communal angle in the incident. The four accused were drunk and under the influence of some substance. The miscreants have been detained. In fact, one of the accused is a criminal on police record.

Source:

The Times of India

INTENT:

Religious hate propaganda spreaders sharing video with false claim to create communal disharmony among religious groups.

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