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The incident in the video took place in Lahore, not in Kashmir.

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A video is being shared widely on social media with a claim that it shows the cruelty of police in Kashmir. Let’s try to analyze the claim made in the post.

The archived version of the post can be found here.

Claim: Video shows the cruelty of police in Kashmir.    

Fact: The video is not related to Kashmir or Indian Police. The incident took place in Lahore and the people in the uniform are Pakistan Police. Hence the claim made in the post is FALSE.    

In the comment section of the post, it can be found that a person commented that the incident took place in Lahore and also, at 24 seconds in the video, it can be seen that the description reads, ‘Zulfiqar Butt from Manga Mundi being arrested’. While no relevant news related to the incident was found from the available information, the location ‘Manga Mandi’ was found to be located in Lahore. 

The uniform and protective gear of the police in the video also matches with the uniform and protective gear of the police in Lahore.

At 26 seconds in the video, a logo (‘Hawk’) can be seen in the background. So, when searched for that logo, it was found that the logo belongs to ‘Hawk – School, College Uniforms and Bags’, which has shops in Lahore. Hence, it can be concluded that the incident took place in Lahore.

To sum it up, the incident in the video took place in Lahore, not in Kashmir.

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