A video has gone viral, alleging that a maulvi was caught red-handed drugging with intent to rape a Hindu women, under the pretext of performing rituals that will help them have a baby.
Newschecker first did a reverse image search of keyframes of the video, along with keywords, which led us to this Facebook video posted on the same day of the claims. The video was a longer version (5:34) of the viral video (0:45).
We then ran a reverse image search of keyframes of this video, which led us to another Facebook video posted three days earlier. This was even longer than the previous one at 11: 52 minutes.
In this video, we can hear the narrators stopping the “Maulvi” from the alleged crime and then proceeding to tell the woman to be wary of such people, all in the set up of a video to create awareness. The clip has a disclaimer at the end, stating that everything in the video is imaginary, proving that it was staged.
Newschecker further attempted to trace the original source of the video but were unable to find any credible sources. We will update the article on finding more information.
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