Video Of Police Chase In Brazil Falsely Viral As Terrorist Caught In Kashmir

BOOM found that the viral video is from Pérola, Brazil when a motorcyclist was apprehended by local police.

A video from Pérola, Brazil of police chasing down a man and knocking him off his motorcycle as he tries to escape is being shared with the false claim that it shows a terrorist being caught by security forces in Srinagar, Jammu And Kashmir.

In the 17-second clip, we can see a police vehicle chase a biker, knocking him off the bike in the process, and a policeman then kicking him to the ground apprehending him.

The clip is being shared with the caption when translated reads, "Srinagar live terrorist arrested"

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FACT-CHECK

BOOM found that the viral video is from Pérola, Brazil when local police chased and caught the motorcyclist - Avenia Pérola Byinton, who had allegedly try to escape when asked to stop.

On breaking the video into keyframes and running a reverse image search, we found news reports with images that matched the viral video.

The video was recorded on Sunday night in the central area in Pérola, Brazil when police patrolling restrained a teenage motorcyclist in the central area when he saw the police vehicle and accelerated driving through several streets of the city at high speed reported OBemdito on August 2, 2021.

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We also found a longer version of the video in the news report.

We also found the same location on Google Maps which matched with the viral video. We can see the same shopboards in the Google Maps location as in the viral video.


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(Additional inputs by Sujith A)


Editor's Note : The story has been updated to correct the Claim section which said Srinagar, Pakistan instead of Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. The error is regretted.

Updated On: 2021-08-15T17:46:59+05:30
Claim Review :   Video shows a terrorist caught by police in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
Claimed By :  Social Media
Fact Check :  False
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