A screenshot of a Times Of India article is viral on whatsapp and other social media with the claim that a Doctor in Delhi has forged false Covid-19 positive test reports for the patients and got them killed after kidney harvesting and fed their bodies to crocodile.
The claim is false.
We looked up at the Times of India post seen in the screenshot and found that it was published on August 1, 2020.
The ArticleTitled ‘Delhi: Murderer doctor’s 100 victims became crocodiles feed in UP canal’, the report describes how the doctor by his own admission murdered over 100 people
Devender Sharma has been in jail for the past 16 years. Therefore, the charges on him cannot be related to COVID-19.