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News CLAIM: A video viral on social media claiming to be Zee News staff member assaulting doctor refusing to get tested.
Viral video of Zee News staff member assaulting doctor refusing to get tested. Can we share this like a few thousand times before checking for authenticity like news channels do.
Viral video of Zee News staff member assaulting doctor refusing to get tested. Can we share this like a few thousand times before checking for authenticity like news channels do.#ZeenewsSpreadingCorona #CoronaZeehad #Zeenewsbandkaro pic.twitter.com/tWSYff3mK2— Neha (@ShantiseAshanTi) May 19, 2020
TRUTH & Verification: The video being shared on social media is not from India. The Doctors and the person claimed to be Zeenews staff is also not true.
The video is from China and a year old video. The video is available on twitter since Oct 2018.
As per Chinese website cgtn news titled, Public outcry over Chinese gynecologist beaten by patient's family “,
The latest victim is a gynecologist at the Peking University First Hospital in Beijing who was assaulted by a pregnant patient and two disgruntled family members on September 22.
One of the patient's family members, the husband identified as a 46-year-old surnamed Zheng by local police, was criminally detained on October 13. Another member, identified as a 19-year-old woman, was granted bail, pending trial as the investigation continues, said the Xicheng District police in a statement.
The doctor surnamed He, was beaten after he declined to perform an elective C-section on a 44-year-old pregnant patient.
VERDICT: False, News is from China, shot in Oct 2018.