A picture in which some men and policemen can be seen near the stairs at a roof is being shared on social media. The claims are being made that the police placed petrol bombs, stones, slingshot, etc. on the roof of Tahir Hussain to trap him.
“दिल्ली पुलिस दंगाईयों को पार्षद ताहिर हुसेन के घर के छत पर चढ़ने के लिये सीढ़ी लगाते हुए ताकि पैट्रोल बॉम्ब,गुलेल,स्टोन रख कर उसे फंसाया जा सके , आज साम 5 बजे ट्विटर पर आइए #WeSupportTahirHussain हैशटेग ट्रेंड कराइए ” – the caption read.
NewsMobile fact-checked the above picture and found the claim to be false.
On putting the picture through Reverse Image Search, we found the video of the above incident.
AAP leader Sanjay Singh uploaded the video on Twitter with a caption, “हिंसा ग्रस्त गाँवडी इलाक़े में लोगों की रक्षा करते हुए @DelhiPolice के बहादुर जवान।”
In the video, it is clearly visible that the people are climbing down from the stairs and not up.
— Sanjay Singh AAP (@SanjayAzadSln) February 26, 2020
Another Twitter user shared the same video was shot in Shastri Park, New Delhi on 24 Feb while police were rescuing 13 people during the riots.
While Delhi Police has been facing heavy criticism on its dealing with #DelhiViolence. Here is a video of police personnel rescuing 13 persons during riots. Using a step ladder to reach civilians trapped
In conclusion, the above information proves that the viral picture is being shared with False narrative.
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