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The students seen passing indecent comments on a teacher in this video are not Hindus


Video of a group of students passing obscene comments on a teacher with a Hijab is being widely shared on social media claiming that the students belong to the Hindu Community. Let’s verify the claim made in the post.

Claim: Video of Hindu students passing obscene comments on a teacher with Hijab.

Fact: This incident happened in Meerut District of Uttar Pradesh on 24 November 2022 . As per the FIR filed at Kithaur police station, all the four accused belong to Muslim community. They were booked under sections 354, 500 of IPC and section 67 of IT Act. Hence the claim made in the post is FALSE.

We searched the internet with relevant keywords and found news reports by Times of India, NDTV dated 28 November 2022. As per these reports, four students, including a girl, have been detained after being booked for allegedly harassing a female teacher at a school in Radhna Inayatpur village under Kithaur police station area of Meerut district. The four students have been booked under sections 354 (assault or criminal force to a woman with intent to outrage her modesty), 500 (defamation) of the IPC and Section 67 (Publishing of information which is Obscene in electronic form) of IT Act.

As per the FIR, the names of the accused are Aman, Kaif, Atash and Shagufa. All of them belong to Muslim community.

To sum it up, both the victim and the accused in this incident belong to Muslim Community.


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