Refuting fake information
The murder of a 15-year-old schoolboy at a public transport stop in Irkutsk is not related to the series “The Boy’s Word. Blood on the asphalt.” Information about this was denied by the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for the Irkutsk Region, as well as the Commissioner for Children’s Rights in the region, Tatyana Afanasyeva. URA.RU became aware of this as part of a joint project with Noodles Media to refute fakes.
“Operatives of the Intermunicipal Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia “Irkutsk” detained the alleged suspect of committing a particularly serious crime as soon as possible. He explained that he had not watched this series. Thus, information about the relationship of what happened with the series is not confirmed,” the official statement said.
The Commissioner for Children’s Rights in the Irkutsk Region, Tatyana Afanasyeva, who previously took control of this case, also denied the connection between the incident and the series. “Now information is spreading that the guys copied their actions from the series “The Boy’s Word,” which has been sensational in recent days. Blood on the asphalt.” This is not the first time such comparisons with the series have occurred. Unfortunately, many people simply want to hype themselves up without thinking about the consequences. It has been established that there is no connection with the series,”
The murder of a schoolboy occurred at the Lisikha bus stop with a knife to the neck. A criminal case was opened into the incident. Also, a similar incident happened in Dagestan. There, two underage girls brutally beat a female peer. Then a number of sources also connected the incident with the series “The Boy’s Word.” However, information about this was also not confirmed.