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False news of assassination of Congress worker Reeta Yadav at PM’s Sultanpur rally

Congress leader Reeta Yadav  got shot and killed at PM’s Sultanpur rally is the news that is getting viral on several social platforms. Reeta Yadav is one of Congress Leader; she has recently joined the Congress party. Reeta Yadav came in the headline as she showed the black flag to the PM at his Sultanpur rally.

The tweet is done by a self-proclaimed Journalist who’s having 9K+ followers named @iamrani123. Rani claimed that Rita Yadav is shot dead.

Rani’s Profile

Ritu’s profile

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Fact Check

To know the truth behind the viral tweet, we researched and found that Reeta Yadav did show the black flag to the PM Narendra Modi on his visit to Sultanpur to inaugurate Purvanchal Expressway. She was headed out of the ground and got arrested for her misbehaviour on November 16. On Monday while she was travelling to Lucknow-Vanarasi four-lane under the construction in Lambhua, Two unknown men showed up on a motorcycle and stopped her car at the side of the highway and started firing. She was shot in right her leg and got admitted to the hospital. As per the article in The Indian Express, Ritu Yadav is all fine and out of the danger zone.

Article of The Indian Express

 

Conclusion: The news of Reeta Yadav’s assassination is fake and misleading.