Delhi Police has registered a case after a distorted video of a cabinet committee surfaced in which some people tried to show that the meeting was against the Sikh community, officials said on Friday. He said that during monitoring of social media it was noticed that a fake/modified video has been shared on Twitter from some Twitter handles.
Actually, the video was of the Cabinet Committee meeting, which took place on December 9, 2021, after the death of Chief of Defense Staff General Bipin Rawat. A senior police officer said the video was easily available on various news portals and social media platforms. Deputy Commissioner of Police (IFSO) KPS Malhotra said that with the intention of promoting enmity and inciting communal disharmony, the video was morphed and a new voiceover super was put up, in which the alleged persons tried to show that the meeting was held by Sikhs. was against the community. ,
Referring to a viral video, a tweet claimed that a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security had called for the removal of Sikhs from the Indian Army. The claim # is fake. PIB Fact Check tweeted that no such discussion/meeting has taken place. The DCP said that such act of promoting enmity/enmity between different groups on grounds of religion is prejudicial to the maintenance of harmony and may lead to breach of public peace and is an offense under Section 153A of the Indian Penal Code.
A case has been registered in this regard and investigation has been started. He said that the Twitter accounts promoting this video are @simrankaur0507 and @eshalkaur1. Delhi Police through a press note advised the general public not to believe such videos and do a proper fact check before sharing it on social media.