Painter held for creating 'Tik Tok' video at police station

A 19-year-old painter has been arrested for allegedly creating a fun video clip through media app ‘Tik Tok’ walking outside a police station.

Published: 10th February 2019 04:44 AM  |   Last Updated: 10th February 2019 04:44 AM   |  A+A-

YouTube Screengrab of a representational Tik Tok video

By Express News Service

CHENNAI: A 19-year-old painter has been arrested for allegedly creating a fun video clip through media app ‘Tik Tok’ walking outside a police station. The video is trending on social media.

Police said Ranjith of Ashok Nagar, a painter, was engaged in cleaning work at the station when he created two clips of him walking inside and coming out of the police station with the background music from two Tamil films. The video is believed to be have been shot by some of his friends who also resided in the same locality very close to the police station.

In the first video clip, Ranjith clad in a white t-shirt and a black pant with his hair coloured in green, is seen walking into the police station with a background music from a recently released Tamil film- ‘Vada Chennai’.

In another clip- the man is seen walking out of the police station in a blue jean and a camouflaged t-shirt with a background music from the film.

A senior police officer said Ranjith, resides very close to the station and had come there for cleaning work recently when one of his friends reportedly made a video clip of it which was later posted on Facebook. Police confirmed that Ranjith had no previous cases registered against him. Police have registered a case and arrested the man.

Recently, on January 25, two men were arrested from Salem for shooting a similar video using a police jeep. Also, four men were arrested from Virudhunagar on January 13 for making a video outside the police station.

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