Video from Bahrain shared with false narrative

The public prosecutor charged the woman with several counts of criminal damage and said she would be tried in court.
Screengrab from the video
Screengrab from the video

A video of a burqa-clad woman allegedly smashing Ganesh idols in a shop has gone viral. Several users tweeted the video claiming that the incident occurred in Kerala. The tweet text is in Hindi and it appeals to people to share the video widely. A keyword search shows several news reports corroborating the fact that the incident took place in Bahrain in 2020 and that the law enforcement authorities had addressed the issue. The public prosecutor charged the woman with several counts of criminal damage and said she would be tried in court.

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