Posted on: November 13, 2020 Posted by: Fridah Okachi Comments: 0

A Facebook user recently posted a picture of a young boy who was being strangled near a car.

According to the caption on the post,the boy was being strangled by his neighbour for scratching his (the neighbour’s) car.

When Mtaani Radio fact check desk followed up to get to know the truthfulness of the matter,it turned out to be a unique image,having been posted by just one Facebook user.However,the claims that the boy had been strangled by a neighbour,for scratching his car,were true.

This story was produced by Fridah Okachi at Mtaani newsroom in partnership with Code for Africa’s iLAB data journalism programme, with support from Deutsche Welle Akademie’.