TikToker Adil Rajput’s wife faked her husband’s death in a bid to increase followers on the popular video-sharing application on Tuesday morning.
The woman, who is a resident of Rahim Yar Khan’s Rashidabad area, uploaded a video from Adil’s account where she was seen weeping and sharing the shocking news of her husband’s death with his followers in a car accident.
A large number of fans gathered outside their house to condole the death after watching the video that went viral on social media in a few minutes. Announcements were also made in nearby mosques.
When followers found Adil alive, the citizens lost their temper and demanded higher authorities to take legal action against Adil and his wife for exploiting human emotions.
Seeing the intense public outrage, Adil’s wife made another video, informing the followers that her husband has arrived home safe and sound.
Adil is counted among country’s known TikTokers with over 2.6M followers on his official account.