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A video of mob violence in Madhya Pradesh shared as communal riots in Delhi

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A video is going viral on social media in which a mob can be seen brutally thrashing a man with stones and sticks. With this video people are claiming that it is from the recent communal riots in Delhi.

A Pakistani twitter user name Zaman Mehar share the video with a caption "The picture of India Terrorism RSS #DelhiViolance" 

The viral video received 34,300 views and 253 retweets at the time of writing this article. You can watch the video here:

A Tamil user name Kannan also shared the video with a message "If you can .. Keep your emotions under control. RSS Violence in Delhi Inanillaillahi wa inaalayahi rajuun". 

Our Investigation

In the investigation, we found that the viral video is being shared with a fake claim. The video is from Madhya Pradesh where the violence took place over a child-lifting rumor. The viral video has nothing to do with Delhi.

According to the news report published on 6 February", some people were beaten up in Manwar of Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh due to which one person died and five others were seriously injured. The incident took place in the Manavar police station area where more than 100 people gathered and the mob beat up the people who had come to the village". 

We also found a news report of Times of India in which the same video can be seen. According to the report "one of the victims Vinod Mukati told reporters that he was accompanied by 6 others who went to Borlai village to collect money paid to some laborers. 5 laborers had promised to work in the fields and had taken the advance of rupees 50,000 each. But when we reached their houses to collect the money they attacked us. Then the crowd gathered, calling us child lifters"


In conclusion, the viral video is from the Manawar area of Dhar district in Madhya Pradesh where the violence took place over a child-lifting rumor. The video has nothing to do with Delhi.

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