A Prank video is viral, tweeted by few media houses and journalists claimed to be recent and from Goa. It shows a man wearing a ghost looking suit jumping suddenly in front to a motorcycle on a bridge because of which the rider gets afraid, turns around and leave and the pillion rider climbs the bridge whom the prankster follows.
One of the India’s leading News House – India Today‘s tweet (archive) –
— India Today (@IndiaToday) March 29, 2020
Tweet by Smita Prakash, Editor at Asian News International (ANI) was retweeted for more than 2600 times (archive)
— Smita Prakash (@smitaprakash) March 29, 2020
JIO News (archive)
— JioNews (@JioNews) March 30, 2020
Rahul Kanwal, Anchor, News Director, from India Today, He didn’t mention Goa though (archive)
Novel way of enforcing a lockdown. Only hope no one breaks a bone. pic.twitter.com/xGfo00CFEr
— Rahul Kanwal (@rahulkanwal) March 29, 2020
This prank video is neither from Goa, nor related to LockDown or Corona Outbreak at all. The video almost a year old, i.e. May 2019 and is from Jakarta, Indonesia.
On being corrected by SMHoaxSlayer, they have tweeted a correction in reply to rheir wrong tweet.
While the original tweet has been retweeted by more than 2600 people, the correction is retweeted only by 8.
Following is a credible media house from Indonesia who published this News on 17th May 2019.
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