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A video viral on social media claiming to be from Tamil Nadu DMK leader brutally assaulting a woman, the viral message states, “Tamilnadu DMK party Leader Selva Kumar kicked Lady Doctor on duty”.

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News CLAIM: A video viral on social media claiming to be from Tamil Nadu DMK leader brutally assaulting a woman, the viral message states, “Tamilnadu DMK party Leader Selva Kumar kicked Lady Doctor on duty”.

I believe Tamil Nadu DMK party Leader Selva Kumar kicked Lady Doctor on duty.

Tamilnadu DMK party Leader Selva Kumar kicked Lady Doctor on duty. Forward this Video to all group until he will be punished, Modi Ji, your chance to prove the law is equal for all citizens

TRUTH & Verification:

The video is disturbing, shows a man in white kurta kicking women sited on the ground. The news was reported by Timesnownews in September 2018. The news titled as “DMK Leader Selvakumar Brutally Assaults A Woman | Caught On Camera”.

As per thenewsminute, the police had told TNM that the incident happened in May at the Mayuri Beauty Parlour in Perambalur Old Bus Stand. Sathya, who owns the parlour, allegedly had financial dealings with Selvakumar, who ran a furniture shop in Perambalur.

On the day of the incident, Selvakumar had visited the beauty parlour to meet Sathya and discuss their financial dealings when things heated up. As the arguments turned violent, Selvakumar brutally kicked and assaulted Sathya. The police also told that Sathya filed a complaint only in September, months after the assault. Based on the complaint, the police arrested Selvakumar and remanded him.

Selvakumar, who resides in Annamangalam area in Perambalur, was a councillor of the DMK.

VERDICT: Old Video from 2018





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