NCW Takes Action Against TikTok User Faizal Siddiqui Glorifing Acid Attack Video

NCW Takes Action Against TikTok User Faizal Siddiqui Glorifing Acid Attack Video

The data published by the National Crime Records Bureau states, there have been 1,483 victims of acid attack between 2014 and 2018

MUMBAI| On Sunday, FIR was filed on TikTok user Faizal Siddiqui for promoting acid attacks on women by jilted lovers. Faisal, the brother of another controversial TikTok use Amir Siddiqui have 13.4 million followers on the Chinese video-sharing social media service.

The video posted by the TikTok user Faizal Siddiqui created a stirring post his brother Amir Siddiqui’s and Carry Minati, TikTok vs Youtube issue caught a lot of attention across social media.

The data published by the National Crime Records Bureau states, there have been 1,483 victims of acid attack between 2014 and 2018. Out of 523 cases that went for trial in 2018, convictions were successful in only 19 cases. Social media videos that glamorise acid attack as a means to avenge lost love has the potential to influence jilted lovers to follow suit in real life.

BJP leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga reached out to Rekha Sharma, the Chairperson of the National Commission for Women (NCW). In a reply to his tweet, Sharma assured that she will take up the case with the police as well as TikTok regarding the dangerous precedent set by such videos.

Soon after the NCW chief wrote to Maharashtra DG to intervein and take strict actions against Faizal Siddiqui. And also ask to block this person from the platform.


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