Fact Check: Did UP police thrash those who cheered for Pakistan?

News Claim:  A video viral on social media claiming three youth beaten by police and made to chant Pakistan Murdabad. It is being claimed that the video is from Uttar Pradesh.

Social Media Claims:  

पाकिस्तान जिंदाबाद के नारे लगाए जाने पर उन्हें उत्तर प्रदेश सरकार ने पकड़ लिया है और इनकी जमकर पिटाई सुताई चालू है तमाम धाराओं के तहत इन्हें हिरासत में भेज दिया गया है जय माननीय मुख्यमंत्री उत्तर प्रदेश सरकार जय योगी बाबा जय जय श्री राम


They have been caught by the Uttar Pradesh government for raising slogans of Pakistan Zindabad and their beating is on, they have been sent into custody under all the sections Jai Honorable Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Government Jai Yogi Baba Jai ​​Jai Shri Ram

News Verification: The video is viral since 2017, so it is not new and has nothing to do with Uttar Pradesh.   The news was reported by indianexpress in April 15, 2017. An article published on the news portal states that army soldiers beat up students and forced them to chant anti-Pakistan slogans, The videos were mostly shared by Pakistan journalists and people trying to prove it from Kashmir and with a false narrative.

As per outlookindia article published in 2017. video, purportedly showing army soldiers beating youths and forcing them to chant anti- Pakistan slogans, are doing rounds on social media here, amid allegations of human rights violation by the security forces in Kashmir.

News Verdict ayupp.com: Video is from 2017 and from Kashmir

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Chetan Sharma is an Indian fact-checker and news writer, writing news for Ayupp since 2014.

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