Fake human sacrifice to Lord Shiva conducted at CERN, investigation on

On its website, Cern called the video "a work of fiction showing a contrived scene."

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published:August 19, 2016 10:24 am
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A video shot outside a CERN building in Geneva, Switzerland showing a fake human sacrifice has triggered an investigation after it has circulated online. Officials at CERN, home to the world’s largest particle accelerator, say they’ve launched an internal investigation over the spoof video filmed on its campus appearing to mimic a human sacrifice.

The video shows cloaked persons entering a courtyard and gathering around a statue of Lord Shiva. One person then uncloaks and a girl steps out. She then lies down on the ground with another cloaked person circling her and finally, seemingly, ‘murdering’ her.

An off-camera voice recording the video reacts with an expletive, horrified at the sight. On its website, CERN called the video “a work of fiction showing a contrived scene.”

“These scenes were filmed on our premises but without official permission or knowledge,” a Cern spokeswoman told The Guardian. “Cern does not condone this type of spoof, which can give rise to misunderstandings about the scientific nature of our work.” The “investigation” under way was an “internal matter”, she said. The Guardian reported that the video has raised questions about security on Cern’s campus.

The Geneva police has been in contact with Cern about the video but they have not been involved in any official investigation, reports indicate.

On security procedures and access to the campus, Cern spokeswoman told the Guardian: “Cern IDs are checked systematically at each entry to the Cern site whether it is night or day”. She also hinted at the fact that those performing the ‘sacrifice’ had the access badges required to be in the campus.

Scientists pour in from around the world for round-the-clock work at CERN’s accelerators around Geneva. CERN said sometimes accredited personnel “let their sense of humor go too far.”

(with inputs from agencies)

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    Desh Bandhu
    Aug 19, 2016 at 5:16 am
    ociating such incidents with scientific work being carried out at CERN is indeed very shameful. These people must be identified and punished.
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    priynk
    Aug 19, 2016 at 7:43 am
    propaa by some guys to show shiv as devil.
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    Humanity First
    Aug 19, 2016 at 7:26 am
    Are human sacrifice going to restart in Hinduism like earlier age?
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    Jai
    Aug 19, 2016 at 12:00 pm
    "Earlier Age" ?? When..Who ??.. Do you have any historical proof of human sacrifice in Hinduism? Any holy book that says so??
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    Jeslin Patricya
    Aug 19, 2016 at 6:15 am
    Stupidity!
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    ragmanipal
    Aug 20, 2016 at 3:25 am
    Make human sacrifice in front of jesus statue.
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    Ram
    Aug 19, 2016 at 12:09 pm
    Perhaps they conducted the ritual to help India tops in the medal tally of Rio Olympics.
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    varun
    Aug 19, 2016 at 6:49 am
    why should they be punished , they were just having harmless fun . don't start behaving like jihadi m*slems and claim that your sentiments have been offended.
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