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3-year-old girl’s death in an accident claimed as rape on social media

Written by ABD

Aligarh: Last month, the news of the death of a 19-year old Dalit woman from Hathras, Uttar Pradesh has shocked the whole country. The young woman succumbed to injuries from an alleged rape, after fighting for 14 days. There were more rape incidents reported from Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, and other parts of the country. Several incidents were highlighted by social media users even before the news agencies. Recently, a video posted by @BirendraYdvSP is going viral. The user claimed a 3-year-old girl was raped and killed in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh. “अलीगढ़ में तेजवीर प्रजापति की 3 साल की लड़की के साथ रेप कर कर उसको मार डाला, इंसानियत शर्म सार हो गई है ऐसा करने वालों को इस दुनियाँ मे जिने का कोई अधिकार नही है साला जो भी है उसको कांट के कुत्तों को खिला दो!”.

(Note: We have decided not to post the link here because the visuals are disturbing)

The claim is viral on Twitter and been shared by many Twitter users.

FactO Check:

Aligarh Police has issued a video-note calling the viral claim to be fake. According to the Police, the three-year-old died of a road accident on 4th NOV and postmortem was done on 5th NOV. There was no rape found as per the postmortem report and police have requested the social media users to refrain from posting fake claims. An FIR has been registered on her mother’s request against an unidentified man in Akbarabad Police station and an investigation is under progress.

Conclusion: As per the postmortem report, there was no rape and the complaint has been filed against an unidentified driver for hit and run case.

Claim Review: 3-Year-old Girl Raped in Aligarh

Claimed By:  Social Media

Fact Check:  False

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