The video of a white-clad ‘ghost’ walking on rooftops in Varanasi has gone viral, creating a panic among the local residents. Widely-shared footage of a ghostly figure walking on rooftops has created panic among locals in Varanasi.
Rumours of paranormal activity or a ghost haunting the city of light first emerged when the video surfaced online a few days ago. Filmed it VDA Colony of the Badi Gabi area, it shows a figure in white walking on rooftops. According to Times Now, three similar videos also emerged after the first one went viral and added to the panic.
There is fear among the people. On their complaint we have lodged an FIR against unknown persons and have intensified patrolling in the area.” The chaos started a few days ago when a video of VDA Colony located in the Badi Gabi area went viral on WhatsApp, in which a shadow was seen walking. “It seems to be a fake video but there is a lot of fear among locals, hence we decided to approach the police to investigate the matter to reveal the truth,” said Suresh Singh, a local resident.
Ramakant Dubey, inspector, Bhelupur Police Station, said: “There is fear among the people. On their complaint, we have lodged an FIR against unknown persons and have intensified patrolling in the area.”
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The city police is also of the opinion that the ghost video is a forgery, with the DCP urging people not to forward such clips.