A video is being shared on social media claiming it as visuals of a journalist exposing fake teachers working in the place of their relatives in a government school. Let’s verify the claim made in the post.
Claim: Video of a reporter exposing fake teachers working in the place of their relatives in a government school.
Fact: The video shared in the post is a scripted one. This scripted drama was created by YouTuber Harsh Rajput for entertainment and awareness purposes. The disclaimer of the video states it as a complete fictional scripted drama inspired by videos and articles in the public domain. Hence, the claim made in the post is FALSE.
In the very first second of the video, we could see the watermark of the Harsh Rajput YouTube channel on the video. Also, the post mentions the reporter’s name as Harsh Rajput. When we searched for this video using these keywords on the internet, we found the same video uploaded to Harsh Rajput’s YouTube channel on 19 July 2022. Harsh Rajput is a creator who publishes scripted videos in the name of a reporter from a purported news channel named ‘Dhakad News’. Harsh Rajput published this video describing it as a scripted drama created for entertainment and awareness purposes.
A disclaimer in the video states, “The video is a complete fiction all the events in the video are scripted and made for entertainment purpose only this does not promote any kind of activity or defame any kind of rituals. Any similarity to actual persons, living or dead, or actual events, is purely coincidental”. Harsh Rajput published the same video on his Facebook page.
To sum it up, a scripted video is being shared as real visuals of a journalist exposing fake teachers in a government school.