Photo of Lucknow Police Officer Dancing on Stage, Brandishing Service Revolver Fake
Lucknow, January 22: A photo showing a policeman dancing during an event brandishing his service revolver has been found to be fake. Earlier, news agency ANI had tweeted the photo claiming to be of a Lucknow police officer. Sub-inspector Ravi Kumar was seen dancing on stage with an artist and brandishing his service revolver at an event on Sunday, the news agency had claimed.
However, ANI on Monday tweeted to say that the person seen dancing in the video was not a policeman. “Story of a ‘Sub Inspector Ravi Kumar, posted in Lucknow’s Sarojini Nagar, seen dancing on stage with an artist and brandishing service revolver at an event on Sunday’ has been withdrawn as the person is not a policeman,” the news agency said.
Earlier, officials from Gudumba police station in Lucknow were seen dancing on the beats of a local band after they grabbed third positions among the best police stations in the state. In the video, that went viral, officials were celebrating for receiving an award for their excellent services.