After the recent Delhi riots, several pictures of weapons is being circulated on social media with a claim that they were recovered from the house of Tahir Hussain.
” दिल्ली के तथाकथित शांतिदूत कहे जाने वाले ताहिर हुसैन के घर से हथियारों जखीरा मिला.. यह तो एक घर की तस्वीरें है, सोचो ऐसे कितने घर होंगे?आतंकी #ताहिर_हुसैन को फांसी दो। ” – the caption read.
Link to the above post.
NewsMobile fact-checked the above post and found that the pictures are old.
On putting the individual pictures through Reverse Image Search, we found the following:
This image a 2016 picture from Rajkot, Gujarat, when weapons were seized from a store.
— GujaratHeadline News (@GujaratHeadline) March 5, 2016
We found the image in an article by Gujarat headlines dated 2016. According to the article, the picture is from Rajkot, Gujarat, when weapons were seized from a store.
We found that this picture is from a ‘kirpan’ factory in Patiala, Punjab. This picture was featured in an India Today article dated 2018.
The above information proves that the viral post is fake.
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