A video is viral in which a naked man is beaten up by a man with stick/rod in his hand.
“Islamic Extremists in India beating up a poor and elderly Indian beggar. I truly wish this Islamist criminal is arrested soon.
His following tweet has been retweeted more than 3000 times by now
— Imam Tawhidi (@Imamofpeace) September 2, 2018
An Actress Koena Mitra also tweeted that same tweet quoting “He’s a Naga Sadhu !!!!! This happens in our country everyday. ”
He's a Naga Sadhu !!!!!
This happens in our country everyday. 🙏 https://t.co/4rPQL66e5I
— Koena Mitra (@koenamitra) September 2, 2018
The above tweet by now also has more than 700 Retweets.
It was neither a Naga Sadhu, nor was beaten by ‘mob’, nor the man beating him was a muslim.
While the above tweets didn’t give out the date or place of this event, SMHoaxSlayer noticed Number plates of few vehicles which is “UK-07” which is Dehradun, Uttarakhand.
Found the following tweet by SSP Dehradun but since it’s not a verified account, SMHoaxSlayer contacted her, the SSP Dehradun who confirmed this to be her own twitter handle. She also sent an SMS to SMHoaxSlayer that the inspector handling the case would call and give out the details which the Inspector in Charge really did.
सोशल मीडिया पर एक व्यक्ति जिसे नागा साधु बताते हुए कुछ लोगों द्वारा पीटने का एक वीडियो वाइरल किया जा रहा है।
उक्त संबंध में ज्ञात हो कि उक्त व्यक्ति एक बहुरूपिया है, जिसके विरुद्ध नशे की हालत में छेड़छाड़ की एक घटना में संलिप्त होने की शिकायत पर वैधानिक कार्यवाही की गयी है। pic.twitter.com/GB9uoDlsMs
— SSP Dehradun (@DehradunSsp) August 30, 2018
Dehradun Police have clarified on their Facebook page also
The following video is what happened after they complained to Police and they took him to the Police Station
The man being beaten in the video said
“मैंने क्या करा मैडम के साथ?”
“What did I do to the Madam ?”
The man beating him says
“दारू पी रक्खी है तूने ”
“You are Drunk”
The Inspector handling the case, SHO Patel Nagar, Dehradun told SMHoaxSlayer –
The man being beaten in the video is an imposter, not a naga sadhu, working with Snake Charmers. He is married and have 6 kids.
At the time of the event, he was drunk. He went to a home and asked for drinking water, and under that pretext, he tried to abuse the girl in the home. Victim girl’s brother Shubham Chauhan brought him down forcefully and started beating the imposter with a stick/rod. A mob gathered around and his friends adviced him to complain to the Police, rather one of them even pushed Shubham to stop the hit. They did notify the Police who arrested the imposter. The imposter still is in jail and investigation is still on.
Few local websites (not credible) reported it on 24th August 2018 which also matches with Police’s narrative.
More False –
— Annant Srivastava (@annantsrivastav) September 1, 2018
3 दिन के अंदर ये हात जोड़कर रोता हुआ नज़र आएगा अगर अच्छे से वायरल हुआ तो
साथियो RT प्लीज 🙏 pic.twitter.com/VvyyhjEV3X
— ठाकुर संजय सिँह राजपूत (@SSRajput_) September 1, 2018
ये मुल्ला हमारे नागा साधु को बहुत बेदर्दी से इसलिए मार रहा है क्यु की ये साधु गलती से उनके मुस्लिम बहुल ईलाके में घूस आया था
येह मुल्ला ऐरेस्ट होना चाहिए
जय हिन्दुत्व 🚩
पर पता नही ये वीडियो कहा का है
— ANURAG RSS (@anuragtamrakar6) September 2, 2018
— हिंदू!! (@ShivjiKaBhakt) September 2, 2018
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— Vishnuswaroopanand (@vishnuswarupana) September 2, 2018
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