A video is being shared on social media claiming it as the latest news report of ‘TV9 Bharatvarsh’ that talks about the National Investigation Agency (NIA) receiving an e-mail threatening to kill PM Narendra Modi. Let’s verify the claim made in the post.
Claim: Latest ‘TV9 Bharatvarsh’ video reporting about NIA receiving an e-mail threatening to kill PM Narendra Modi.
Fact: The video shared in the post shows an old news report published by the ‘TV9 Bharatvarsh’ on 01 April 2022. Several other news websites have also reported this news of NIA receiving an e-mail threatening to Kill PM Narendra Modi, in April 2022. The video does not show the latest press report. Hence, the claim made in the post is MISLEADING.
When we searched for this video using relevant keywords on the internet, we found the same video published on the ‘TV9 Bharatvarsh’ YouTube channel on 01 April 2022. ‘TV9 Bharatvarsh’ in this video reported that the Mumbai Branch of NIA had received an anonymous e-mail threatening to assassinate PM Narendra Modi.
The sender of the e-mail claimed to have 20 kgs of RDX, and in the e-mail, the sender threatened to kill Narendra Modi using the same. Several other news websites have also published articles reporting this information in April 2022. A few of those news reports can be seen here and here. From all these pieces of evidence, it can be concluded that the video shared in the post shows an old ‘TV9 Bharatvarsh’ report published in April 2022.
To sum it up, an old ‘TV9 Bharatvarsh’ video is shared as recent news of NIA receiving an e-mail threatening to kill Narendra Modi.