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Rumour has it that a female assistant who was attacked by Kamal’s torchlight was admitted to the hospital!

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MNM member admitted to a private hospital after MNM leader Kamal Haasan hit a female aide with a torch in his hand

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The news card of Puthiyathalaimurai, News7 Tamil, Polymer and many other leading Tamil media outlets has been going viral that MNM member admitted to a private hospital after MNM leader Kamal Haasan hit a female aide with a torch in his hand.

Fact Check:

When Kamal campaigned in Pondicherry, Mike was not working properly. The video of Kamal Haasan taking the party’s iconic torchlight in his hand and throwing it down went viral on social media. It was reported in some reports that Kamal had attacked a party employee.

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However, there were no reports that Kamal Haasan was hit a female aide by torchlight and admitted to the hospital. The Puthithalaimurai of news cards, including News7 Tamil and Polymer, which are going viral, are not issued by the respective companies.

In this regard, we contacted Mayilvakanan, youthwing leader of the MNM party, he said, “Kamal threw the torchlight only on the seat as if it was not working properly. The information spread on social media that the female assistant was injured and admitted to the hospital is false. No such official news has been released. ”

When we did a reverse image search of the photo of the injured woman on the viral news card, we came to know that the photo was from a photo sales site called “alamy”. They have created fake news cards using those photos.

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It is not certain whether the torchlight fell on the employee in the video of Kamal Haasan throwing the torchlight as the mic was not working. Members of the party deny that however, the news cards circulating that the female aide had been assaulted were edited one.

Conclusion

In our search, we were able to find out that the news cards of several news organizations that were circulated as MNM member admitted to a private hospital after MNM leader Kamal Haasan hit a female aide with a torch in his hand is fake edited news, and the photo of the injured woman on the viral news card was from a photo sales site called “alamy”.

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