A post with a video showing three men hacking another to death on a busy road is being shared on social media with a claim that the incident took place in Karol Bagh, Delhi. Through this article let’s fact-check the claim made in the post.
Claim: Video of three men hacking another to death on a busy road in Karol Bhag, Delhi.
Fact: This incident actually took place in Rajendranagar, Hyderabad. There are multiple news articles and videos that reported this incident. News articles reported Shamshabad DCP N Prakash Reddy saying the murder happened over a financial dispute. This incident has nothing to do with Delhi. Hence the claim made in the post is MISLEADING.
YouTube search with relevant keywords yielded us few regional youtube channel videos which carried visuals similar to the video in the post. As per these reports, the incident took place in Rajendranagar, Hyderabad and the victim is an active leader of AIMIM party. These videos also show Shamshabad DCP N Prakash Reddy speaking to the media regarding the murder.
Further search led us to few news articles which reported the incident. According to The Hindu, Shamshabad DCP N Prakash Reddy said that the victim Mohammed Khaleel was murdered over a financial dispute. Times of India has also reported the incident. Some local youtube news channels have also reported the incident which can be seen here.
FIR copy of this incident mentioning the details of the incident can be seen here.
To sum it up, video from Hyderabad is being shared as three men hacking another to death on a busy road in Karol Bhag, Delhi.