In order to get more views, likes, and followers, TikTok users are ready to cross all the limits. The craze of TikTok has seized one another life in Hyderabad as a youth drowned while shooting for TikTok video in a lake. The incident is reported to have taken place in Dulapally lake in Medchal district on Wednesday evening.
Narasimha, who had got down into the water to pose for TikTok. He along with his friend, Prashanth, danced together in the water to the tune of film songs. Later Narasimha alone posed for the video while his friend was shooting it on the mobile phone from a distance.
According to reports, Narasimha’s foot accidentally slipped where the water was deep and drowned as he did not know how to swim. Though his friend raised an alarm for help. However, there was no one who could come to rescue.
In the video, these two friends splashing water and dancing has gone viral on the internet. The video was filmed minutes before the accident. The police recovered the body on Thursday.
Twitter users urge PM Modi, RS Prasad to ban TikTok, say it’s being used to promote ‘jihad’. On Wednesday, several Twitter users urged Law Minister and IT Minister RS Prasad and PM Modi to ban the app TikTok claiming it was being used to promote ‘jihad’ and other ‘anti-national agenda’.
The request comes up after the cyber cell of the Mumbai Police registered a complaint against a group of people for allegedly circulating a video on TikTok related to the mob lynching of Tabrez Ansari in Jharkhand.
A complaint into the matter was filed with the Mumbai Police by Shiv Sena activist Ramesh Solanki. The activist has said that TikTok has since deleted the video and also suspended the accounts of three people who circulated it.
Came across this video on @tiktok where the so called celebrities are clearly instigating & furthering hatred.— Amrita Pandey (@Amrita_pandey1) July 7, 2019
They say, “Maar toh diya Tum ne Tabrez ko, par Kal jab uski aulaad badla ke toh ye mat kehna Musalman atankwadi hai.”@DelhiPolice should act on this. pic.twitter.com/yqz1wmZn1A