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Scripted video of police officer helping an old man is being shared as Telangana police helping the old man

Written by Sahban

A clipped video of a police officer helping an old man on the footpath is being shared as Telangana police helping the old man.

IAS officer Awanish Sharan shared the video with the caption: “Salute to the Police Officer.🙏” the tweet has about 45.3k likes at the time of writing this article.

Twitter | Archive

(Source: Twitter/Screenshot)

Social Media Convenor of TRS Party Y Sathish Reddy shared the video with the caption: “Such warmth, love and empathy are what world needs today!”
Hats-off to Telangana police 👏🏻”

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(Source: Twitter/Screenshot)

A Facebook page Die Hard Fans Of KTR also posted the video with a similar caption that reads “Such warmth, love and empathy is what world needs today! Hats-off to Telangana police 👏🏻”

(Source: Facebook/Screenshot)

FactO Check:

A reverse image search of some keyframes from the video directed us to a full-length video on a Facebook  page of Harika Alekhya with the caption” “This is Amazing 😍😍 ” 

(Source: Facebook/Screenshot)

When clicked on See more we found the full caption that reads “Kindly notice that this page consists of parodies and scripted dramas. Everything here is intended for entertainment and informational purpose only. Thanks for Watching!”. Going through the page’s timeline we found that the page has shared many such scripted videos.

(Source: Facebook/Screenshot)

The video also contains a disclaimer at the end, the same can be read below

Disclaimer

This Reel Life Video footage is published only for the purpose of educating the public by making them understand how the real world situations will be

During this video making, we have taken real incidents and picturized to educate public characters in this video are entertainment and education purposes only

“We Can Learn from the experience of others”

(Source: Facebook/Screenshot)

Conclusion:

The video is scripted.

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About the author

Sahban

Specialized in media monitoring, analysis, and research associate at FactO. Email: sahbanzar@factonews.co

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