RSFC (Team Mohali) - Former Uttar Pradesh MP and a reknown name of scare Atiq Ahmed was killed along with his brother on Saturday, 15 April 2023, by three assailants posing as journalists. Various reactions came to the fore after the assasination. Now in the same thread, a video is going viral claiming that former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Kamal Nath, who was accused of 1984 anti-Sikh riots, has expressed grief over Atiq's death.
Twitter user "Rohit Gupta" shared a video on April 16, 2023, writing, "Terrorists and gangsters die and Congress doesn't support, can it happen?"
The Spokesman in its investigation found that the viral going video is edited. Read Spokesman's investigation:
Starting the investigation, we first listened to this video and started looking for information about the case through keyword search.
Viral video is edited...
We found a live broadcast on April 16 from the Facebook page of the Indian National Congress - Madhya Pradesh. We listened to this live completely and found that when journalist asks question regarding Atiq's murder, Kamal Nath targets the Yogi government and says, "Look, it is very sad, these murders are happening openly today, what is this?" Let's point out, where is our law and order, what politics is happening in Uttar Pradesh and in our country..."
This live can be seen by clicking below.
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More reports regarding this press conference can be seen by clicking here.
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It's clear that a part of the target aimed at the Yogi government is being made viral with a misleading claim.
Result- The Spokesman in its investigation found that the viral going video is edited. A part of the target aimed at the Yogi government is being made viral with a misleading claim.