YouTuber Manish Kashyap Surrenders; Was Wanted by Police for Spreading Fake Videos of Attacks on Bihar Workers in TN
Patna: Manish Kashyap, the YouTuber wanted by the Bihar Police for sharing fake videos of “attacks on migrant workers in Tamil Nadu”, surrendered in West Champaran district of Bihar on Saturday. He surrendered at Jagdishpur police station of Bettiah on Saturday fearing arrest and other legal action.
The Economic Offences Unit (EOU) of Bihar Police has registered three cases against Kashyap and others. They are charged with “indulging in spreading fake videos of migrants being killed and beaten up in Tamil Nadu on social media”.
The EOU has also frozen four bank accounts belonging to YouTuber Kashyap. Kashyap was wanted by Bihar Police and Tamil Nadu Police.
Bihar EOU sleuths have already arrested Aman Kumar from Jamui in connection with its investigation. Names in the EOU FIR include Aman Kumar, Rakesh Tiwary, Yuvraj Singh Rajput and Manish Kashyap.
The EOU probe has found 30 fake videos of migrants getting beaten up and killed in Tamil Nadu, which were widely shared on social media. These videos spread panic among the migrant labourers forcing them to flee the southern state.
The Tamil Nadu Police has also registered 13 cases to probe the matter.