Chinese video making app TikTok claimed another life in Hyderabad on Tuesday, July 9. A youth allegedly drowned in Dhulapally pond while filming a video on the social media platform. The deceased had gone to the pond with his cousin to take a bath. The police have registered a case under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
Circle inspector M Mahesh said, “Two cousins identified as Prashant and Narasimhulu, residents of Sangareddy district had come to Dhulapally pond last Tuesday to have a bath and shoot a TikTok video.” Narasimhulu’s body was sent for an autopsy.
While talking to ANI, Mahesh said, “The two entered the pond and Narasimhulu, who was making the video on his cell phone, drowned. We advise youth not to involve in any dangerous acts in the guise of shooting these kinds of videos.”