TikTok user Faizal Siddiqui's account has been banned after he came under the scanner over a video which glorified acid attack. The ban was enforced "due to multiple community guidelines violations".
Faizal, who had a 13 million-plus following on the video sharing application, posted a clip in which he is seen throwing a liquid on a girl's face for betraying him. Later the girl is seen in the clip with make-up suggesting a disfigured face.
Before throwing the liquid onto the girl's face, he mouths the dialogue: "Tumhe usne chhorr diya jiske liye tumne mujhe chhorra tha? (The guy you left me for, has left you?")
TikTok said Faizal's account "was banned due to multiple community guidelines violations".
Besides slamming Siddiqui, many netizens gave 1-star reviews to the TikTok app on Google Play and iOS app store thus crashing the app’s rating to two star.
This episode closely came on the heels of Faizal Siddiqui’s brother Amir Siddiqui being roasted by YouTuber CarryMinati (Ajey Nagar). The roast which generated record views was later taken down by YouTube on “community guideline violations” amid “homophobia allegations”.
The National Commission for Women (NCW) had earlier written to TikTok India’s grievance officer to immediately remove the video and take action against the user who made it.
With Inputs From IANS
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