Kiki challenge: 3 men held after video went viral, court orders them to create awareness

Youtubers Shyam Sharma (24), Dhruv Shah (23) and Nishant Shah(20) were tracked down by the Railway Protection Force (RPF) after their video went viral with over 1 million views. The video uploaded on Funcho Entertainment, one of the men steps off the train and starts dancing on the platform while his friend films it on a mobile phone.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Updated: August 10, 2018 7:46:30 pm
kiki challenge, mumbai local, kiki challenge mumbai train, kiki challenge arrest, men arrested kiki challenge, kiki challenge cleaning punishment, rpf, indian express, india news The video uploaded on Funcho Entertainment, one of the men steps off the train and starts dancing on the platform while his friend films it on a mobile phone.

Despite warnings issued by police, the Kiki Challenge, which involves jumping out of a moving vehicle and dancing to the song “In My Feelings”, has not stopped. Youtubers Shyam Sharma (24), Dhruv Shah (23) and Nishant Shah(20) were tracked down by the Railway Protection Force (RPF) after their video went viral with over 1 million views. The trio were held and produced before a local court in Maharashtra’s Palghar district that ordered three youth to create awreness against such deadly stunt.

“The railway court ordered that the three men will create awareness among commuters of the dangers of stunts like the Kiki challenge,” the official told news agency PTI.

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They had been arrested under sections 145 B (indecency or nuisance), 147 (entering railway premises or damaging property) 154 (endangering safety of passengers) and 156 (performing stunts) of the Indian Railway Act, he said. These sections entail a jail sentence of up to one year and a fine of Rs 500, the official informed.

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The video uploaded on Funcho Entertainment, one of the men steps off the train and starts dancing on the platform while his friend films it on a mobile phone. When the train starts to move, he runs alongside it while dancing. The video also shows one of the men partially hanging out of the door of a moving train and attempting a dance move.

Meanwhile, the admin of their YouTube channel wrote, “Everything is fine guys. We’re all good. You’ll get all the updates of what exactly happened and everything in one of our upcoming video. Till then stay tuned.”

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