A post with the video of a man assaulting a woman in a lift is being widely shared on social media with the claim that the incident took place in Hyderabad metro. Through this article let’s fact-check the claim made in the post.
Claim: Video of a man assaulting a woman in a lift in Hyderabad metro.
Fact: As per news articles, the video is actually of an attack on a woman by a thief in Charas district in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The video has nothing to do with Hyderabad Metro. Hence the claim made in the post is FALSE.
Reverse image search of the screenshots of the video led us to a 2019 news article which carried images that are similar to the visuals in the video in the post. According to the article, the video is of a thief attacking a woman in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Another news article reporting the incident can be read here and the news agency also shared the video on its Face book page which can be seen here. With all this, we can conclude that the video showing the attack on a woman in a lift is from Malaysia and has nothing to do with Hyderabad Metro.
To sum it up, the video of a thief assaulting a woman in Malaysia is shared as that from Hyderabad metro.