Two men riding naked on a motorcycle video from Ecuador falsely shared as Jain/Hindu devotees

The video shows two men naked riding bike for violating curfew rules in Ecuador

Claim

Jaini Chindu Devotees at Bike Temple

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Explanation

In a nine-second clip, two nude men are seen riding out of a location while being observed by police. This post is shared with the assertion that the people riding naked are Jain or Hindu devotees.

What’s the truth?

Our examination of the viral video’s keyframes initially brought us to a couple of tweets that certain users had posted, stating that the incident had occurred in Ecuador.

According to the X post, “Police saw two guys riding a motorcycle in Guayaquil after the curfew and stopped them! They tried to explain that they were a couple and were driving home, but the police were suspicious. -> SO THE POLICE SENT THEM HOME NAKED ON THE BIKE LIKE A COUPLE. Ecuador.”When we advanced our search, we stumbled upon a blog addressing the same issue, carrying the viral screengrabs of the two naked men riding on a motorcycle. The article is titled “Ecuadorian police sent two guys naked riding on a motorcycle in Guayaquil after the curfew in Ecuador.”

The aforementioned data confirms that the widely shared video originates from Ecuador and has no association with Jains or Hindus. However, the two individuals were punished by the police for breaking the curfew regulations.

Conclusion:

Thus, we conclude that the viral video showing two people riding a motorcycle naked is in no way related to Jains or Hindus. In reality, the video is from Ecuador.

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Indu Meenakshi

Indu Meenakshi is a former Microbiologist-turned-journalist, works as a Sub-Editor at YouTurn. She additionally holds Master’s in Management and English Literature. As a fact-checker, her job entails actively dispelling false information found online, exposing fake news, and raising public awareness.
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