Rape charges against BJP Spokesperson Sambit Patra FALSE

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Rape charges against BJP Spokesperson Sambit Patra FALSE

New Delhi: Misinformation spreading through social media is nothing new to the world. Multiple Facebook pages are spreading unverified information on social media and as a result, commoners are influenced.

In a similar case, a Facebook post started to trend which alleged BJP Spokesperson Sambit Patra of raping a patient.

The Post read:

मरीज़ महिला के साथ बलात्कार करने पर एक डॉक्टर का लाइसेंस रद्द हो गया। अब वह दुनिया की सबसे बड़ी पार्टी का राष्ट्रीय प्रवक्ता है #पात्रा (A doctor’s license was revoked after he raped a woman. Today, he is the national spokesperson of the biggest party in the world. #Patra- translated)

A Facebook page I Support Ravish Kumar with a following of over 1 million users posted the above picture on June 26. At the time of the filing of this report, the post had already been shared 14,000 times.

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Apart from that, the same message was also spread on Twitter as well:

FACT CHECK

When NewsMobile tried to verify the above claims, there was no report anywhere which alleged BJP Spokesperson of rape.

NewsMobile then contacted Sambit Patra who rubbished allegations saying: “I don’t even consider it as an allegation as it is just a random Facebook post and I’m going to file a defamation case against any verified Twitter handle who’ll make this allegation.”

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