Viral Check: Double murder by cop outside a mall in Haryana caught on camera? Know the truth

In the video, a fight erupts between a young guy and a policeman  after he pushes him. A few seconds later, policeman takes out his gun and kills the guy.

Written by April 13, 2021 12:26

New Delhi: Social media has become a hub of fake news as people post out of context material which sparks speculation and rumours. Such an incident happened recently when a video was being circulated on the social media, in the video a police officer shoots a man at point-blank range and his friend crying over his death in front of a mall. The video has now been fact-checked by an Uttar Pradesh cop who clarified on his twitter account that its part of a web series for which the shooting is going on in Karnal, Haryana.

Additional Superintendent of Police in UP’s Anti-Terrorism Squad, Rahul Srivastav shared the video on his Twitter after it triggered confusion and queries. Mr Srivastav added that after some inquiry it was found out that it is a scene from a web series which was being shot just outside a cafe in Haryana’s Karnal. Manager of the “Friends cafe” confirmed this, the officer said in his tweet.

In the video, a fight erupts between a young guy and a policeman  after he pushes him. A few seconds later, policeman takes out his gun and kills the guy. After this his friend starts to shout and cry while sitting next to the body. After some shouting by both policeman and the girl, he kills her as well. And all this is happening in front of a crowd.

The video has been circulating on social media without anybody mentioning that this is not real and all the people involved in the incident are just actors.

Twitter users are commenting on the post that this video shows policemen in poor light and that such web series should be banned.

See the reactions on Twitter

One user said that such videos provide the base for real life incidents

Onse user said that such scenes should be deleted from the series

One user said why there is a kid being used as a background actor for such a gruesome scene

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