The Tamil Nadu Police have flagged a video about alleged assaults on migrant employees tweeted by a Bihar journalist as faux and warned of authorized motion in opposition to him. The police’s warning comes on a day they issued guidelines on how you can bust faux information about migrant employees being attacked in Tamil Nadu, which had created panic and compelled some employees, principally from Bihar, to depart the southern state.
The “faux” video tweeted by Manish Kasyap, who identifies himself as a “public determine” and a “journalist” on the microblogging web site, exhibits some males with Band-Help on their faces and speaking about how they returned dwelling after being attacked. One of many males even laughed earlier than speaking.
Referring to the video, the Tamil Nadu Police tweeted the incident didn’t occur of their state.
“You may’t cheat everybody, each time. Please see this video. This incident (did) not occur in Tamil Nadu. It’s purely a scripted one. Please confirm the very fact and tweet. Stern authorized motion follows,” the police mentioned.
You may’t cheat everybody, each time. Please see this video. This incident, not occurred in Tamil Nadu. It’s purely a scripted one. Please confirm the very fact and tweet. Stern authorized motion follows – Tamil Nadu Police. https://t.co/r7bX5mrwJfpic.twitter.com/ZgMEQGse8h
— Tamil Nadu Police (@tnpoliceoffl) March 8, 2023
Mr Kasyap within the tweet tagged Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his deputy Tejashwi Yadav and attacked them for “mendacity” to the folks of Bihar as that they had mentioned no such assaults have occurred.
Mr Kasyap additionally tagged Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the identical tweet which the Tamil Nadu Police have flagged as “faux”.
The police in Tamil Nadu have issued tips on how you can bust rumours about assaults on migrant employees within the state. The police will title 5 senior officers to coordinate with legislation enforcement companies and different states over rumours, propaganda and disinformation. A employee in each firm shall be nominated as a liaison and the particular person shall be added on the police’s official WhatsApp group for sharing info.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin has additionally reached out to migrant employees within the state and warranted them there isn’t a risk to them as hinted by the rumours.
Tamil Nadu has a sizeable variety of migrant employee inhabitants, with many from Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal working in sectors together with development.
A four-member Bihar authorities delegation yesterday met officers and employees in Chennai and expressed satisfaction over the state authorities’s actions after the faux movies emerged.
The delegation had earlier travelled to Tirupur and Coimbatore, each of which make use of a lot of migrant employees.
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