Four men have been arrested for shooting a video inside a police station and uploading it on popular video-sharing site TikTok in Gujarat's Banaskantha district.
While one of them was being questioned, others, who were sitting in another room, shot a video, he said.
Five persons had been called for questioning after the police received a complaint about a fight on Sunday, said sub-inspector S S Rane of Agthala police station.
The four accused in the TikTok video case Atul Thakore, Dilip Thakore, Alpesh Thakore, Mahendra Thakore made the video when lodged inside Aagthala police station in Lakhni Tehsil in Gujarat.
बनासकांठा, लाखनी तहसील में जमीन के सामान्य झगड़े के आरोपियों ने दबंगई दिखाते हुए थाने में बनाया #TikTok विडीओ @SP_Banaskantha ने #ITAct और #ipc के तहत कार्यवाही करते हुए बनाया एक और केस चारों को भेजा जेल। @indiatvnews @GujaratPolice @dgpgujarat @PradipsinhGuj @TikTok_IN @CMOGuj pic.twitter.com/JuJTaSTLZa— Nirnay Kapoor (@nirnaykapoor) October 15, 2019
After they were let off, the accused posted the video on TikTok, Rane said.
A case under IT Act has been registered.
"We received a link to the video on WhatsApp. We then registered an FIR under IPC section 505 (intent to cause fear or alarm in public) and the Information Technology Act and arrested them on Monday," he said.