A picture post is doing rounds on social media in which a woman can be seen beaten up and it has been claimed that she was attacked by the cops.
The text in Hindi read: यही है मोदी सरकार बेटी बचाओ इतना इतना शेयर करो कि इसको इसकी सज़ा मिल जाए अगर आप से नहीं चल पा रहा तो मोदी इस्तीफ़ा दो कुर्सी छोड़ो अब पुलिस की गुंडागर्दी नहीं करेगी|
At the time of filing this report, the above post was shared by over 2,700 Facebook users.
When NewsMobile fact-checked the above post, we found that the claims attached to the pictures are false.
On putting the cropped pictures through a simple Google Reverse Image Search, we came across several news articles which suggested that cops didn’t attack the woman in the picture.
Uttar Pradesh: Woman beaten up allegedly for resisting molestation in Mainpuri, police say culprit has been arrested (19/12/16) pic.twitter.com/kOcgaTHWGN
— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) December 22, 2016
The incident took place on December 2016 in Uttar Pradesh’s Mainpuri when the woman was beaten up allegedly for resisting molestation in Mainpuri.
Hence, the above information proves that the viral post is misleading.
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