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Video of a father torturing his son in Pakistan is shared as a Muslim tortured a Hindu kid

Claim

It is being told that the Hindu neighbor had left her son at his house on the trust of this Muslim because he had gone to work somewhere and this Muslim is beating him up and making him say Allah Pak.

Spread it as much as possible so that this tune can be caught.

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Explanation

A video of an adult brutally beating a child is shared on Twitter with the claim that a kid of a Hindu neighbour is being beaten by a Muslim to make him say Allah Pak. The posts mentioned “It is being told that the Hindu neighbor had left her son at his house on the trust of this Muslim because he had gone to work somewhere and this Muslim is beating him up and making him say Allah Pak. Spread it as much as possible so that this tune can be caught” in Hindi. Some of the posts with such a claim can be seen here and here.

What is the truth?

When reverse searching the keyframes of the viral video it is found that an old video from Pakistan where a father is torturing his child is shared to claim that a Hindu kid is beaten by a Muslim neighbour.

Irum Azeem Farooque took to Twitter on 8, July 2022 to help locate the man who tortures the kid. She also added an image to the tweet that matches the viral video. The tweet mentions that the man is from Orangi, Karachi.

24 News HD article dated 6, July 2022 titled ‘Barbarian father beats child black and blue for disturbing his sleep’ is found carrying a matching visual from the viral video. The article reported that an 8-year-old boy, Asad was severely tortured by his father Ismail after the father’s sleep was disturbed by the son’s noise. The child’s mother filmed the incident and registered a complaint against her husband. This incident is said to have happened in Orangi town, Karachi.

A tweet by Karachi Police dated 6, July 2022 mentions “SHO Pakistan Bazar headed by SP Sahib Orangi Division arrested the accused Ismail Ould Ibrahim. The arrested accused will be handed over to the investigating authorities for further legal action – Spokesperson District West Police”

This video was earlier shared with a false claim that the kid is being forcefully attempted to convert to Islam.

Conclusion

It is found that a video of a father severely torturing his child in Pakistan’s Karachi is falsely shared as a Muslim torturing his Hindu neighbour’s son to make him say Allah Pak.

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