Scripted Video Of Man Stealing Womans Scooter Viral With Communal Spin

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Scripted Video Of Man Stealing Woman's Scooter Viral With Communal Spin

The viral video is not an actual incident but a fictional video made for entertainment and education purposes, which is being shared with a false communal spin on social media.

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CCTV footage of a man stealing a scooty of a woman after offering help is going viral on social media. In a 2:22 second long footage, a man can be seen blocking the scooter's silencer with some cloth when the woman is not around. Later, when the woman faced difficulty starting the scooter, the same man offered to assist. The man removes the cloth from the silencer and rides away with it. The viral video is being shared with communal spin claiming that the man in the viral video is a Muslim.

A Twitter user shared this video with Hindi caption that reads, "देखिए मुल्ले का एक लड़का कैसे एक लड़की की एक्टिवा को उड़ा कर ले गया। CCTV कैमरे में हुआ कैद."

[English Translation: See how the son of a Mullah took away a girl's Activa. Captured in CCTV camera.] Mullah is a derogatory word by some people for Muslims.

It is being shared by Twitter users with a similar claim. Click here and here to read.

Claim:

Viral video is of a Muslim boy stealing a Hindu girl's scooter.

Fact Check:

The Logical Indian Fact Check team verified the claim and found it to be false. The viral video is scripted.

The Logical Indian Fact Check team has debunked similar videos in the past. On observing the video, we found that there was a description mentioned at the end of this video for a few seconds. It reads in English, "Be Alert, the thieves are everywhere...Thank you for watching! Please be aware that this page features scripted dramas and parodies as well. These short films are for educational purposes only!"

It clearly means that the viral video is scripted.

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We found this video on the verified Facebook page of Sanjjanaa Galrani. We have verified similar videos posted by Sanjjanaa in the past as well. She mostly shares scripted dramas and videos on her page for creating awareness. These videos look similar to viral videos, and the events are explained through text, fonts look identical, and the people were pointed out with the red circle in many videos. Click here to read.

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Our investigation shows that the viral video is not an actual incident but a fictional video made for entertainment and education purposes that were falsely shared with a communal spin on social media. Hence, the viral claim is false.

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