A video is being shared on social media claiming it as visuals of a man kicking a woman on the chest while dancing at an event in Uttar Pradesh. Let’s verify the claim made in the post.
Claim: Horrific video of a man kicking a woman dancing at an event in Uttar Pradesh.
Fact: The video shared in the post shows an old incident that took place in Pakistan. In June 2020, several news websites reported about this video and stated that a woman was brutally kicked by a man for dancing inappropriately in front of guests during an event in Pakistan. The video has nothing to do with Uttar Pradesh. Hence, the claim made in the post is FALSE.
On reverse image search of the screenshots of the video, a video with similar visuals is found in an article published by the ‘Daily Star’ news website on 30 June 2020. This article reported it as a horrific video of a man brutally kicking a woman on the chest while dancing at an event in Pakistan. According to the article, the man had kicked the woman for allegedly dancing in a disgraceful way in front of the guests.
Reporting the same, several news websites published articles in June 2020. They can be seen here, here and here. A few news websites reported that the incident had taken place in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region in Pakistan.
To sum it up, an old video from Pakistan is shared as visuals of a man violently kicking a woman while dancing at an event in Uttar Pradesh.