A police officer shoots a person at point-blank vary, after which his pal crying over his dying, in a video that has been fact-checked by an Uttar Pradesh cop who identified it was a scene from an online collection.
Rahul Srivastav, the Additional Superintendent of Police of the Anti-Terrorism Squad within the state shared the video on his Twitter account saying it has triggered confusion and queries.
Mr Srivastav then added that after verification it was discovered that it was a scene from an online collection shot exterior a restaurant in Haryana’s Karnal. The supervisor of the “Friends cafe” confirmed this, the officer added.
“#FactCheck- A video of a gory murder by a cop outside a restaurant is floating since today morning on #socialmedia, triggering queries & confusion. On verification, it’s attributed to a #webseries shot outside ‘Friends Cafe’ in Karnal Haryana as per the manager of the Cafe,” Mr Srivastav tweeted.
The video exhibits a combat erupt between a younger man and a cop after which he pushes him. Within seconds, he takes out his gun and shoots the person lifeless. His pal begins to shout and cry and sits subsequent to the physique. She shouts an expletive on the police officer who then shoots her as properly.
A crowd is seen witnessing the incident. The video is from exterior a mall; ‘Friends cafe’ is seen clearly within the background, which Mr Srivastav talks about in his tweet.
The video has been circulating on social media with out mentioning that it isn’t actual, and the cop and ‘victims’ are simply actors.
Mr Srivastav’s tweet to his over 3.7 lakh followers was preferred by over a thousand folks inside a few hours. Many Twitter customers commented that the video exhibits policemen in poor mild; some stated such movies shouldn’t be circulated and internet collection like these ought to be banned.
sir, we must always discourage folks to share this sort of movies and folks ought to be strictly warned for this
— Ashutosh Kumar Rai (@ashutosh_3010) April 12, 2021
These type of internet collection ought to be banned , It’s very Scary & Shows a really dangerous picture of Police Department.
— ANKIT MISHRA (@Ankit__Mishraaa) April 12, 2021
This type of scenes within the internet collection spreads feeling dishonour and unsafe among the many regular residents of India.
Should be deleted
— Yash saini (@sainiyash8151) April 12, 2021
The Uttar Pradesh Police, too, had in a tweet clarified the video was pretend.