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Scripted video is shared as real incident of a Muslim woman saving a girl from getting raped using her burqa

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A video is being shared on social media claiming it as visuals of a Muslim woman saving a girl from getting raped using her burqa. This video shows a Muslim woman giving her burqa and helping a girl to escape from a mob chasing to rape her. Let’s verify the claim made in the post.

The archived version of the post can be seen here.

Claim: Video of a Muslim woman saving a girl from getting raped using a burqa.

Fact: The video shared in the post is a scripted one. ‘3RD EYE’ YouTube channel had originally published this video mentioning it as a social awareness video created for entertainment and educational purposes. Hence, the claim made in the post is FALSE. 

On reverse image search of the screenshots in the video, a video with similar visuals is found published by a YouTube channel on 14 February 2022. This YouTube channel had credited the video to ‘3RD EYE’ YouTube channel. In the description section, this channel stated that the video was made for teaching, entertainment, and educational purposes.

The ‘3RD EYE’ YouTube channel had originally published this video on 02 February 2022. The ‘3RD EYE’ described it as a social awareness video created for motivation and educational purposes. There are several similar scripted videos published on this YouTube channel. A few of them can be seen here and here. From all these pieces of evidence, it can be concluded that the video shared in the post is a scripted drama, not a real-life incident.

Earlier, when similar scripted dramas were shared as the real incident videos on social media, FACTLY published fact-check articles debunking those claims. A few of those articles can be seen here and here.

To sum it up, a scripted video is being shared as a real incident of a Muslim woman saving a girl from getting raped using her burqa.

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