YouTubers in India arrested for ghost prank on motorists

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  • Wednesday, 13 Nov 2019

A YouTuber dressed as a ghostly being with long hair and white dress tries to prank a motorist in this video. — Screengrab from video 'Youths caught by police for playing prank as #ghosts in #Bengaluru #Bangalore(3)'

A group of youths in India has learned the hard way that not everyone will see the humour in YouTube pranks.

Seven YouTubers in Bengaluru, India have been arrested for dressing up as ghosts with long hair and attempting to scare unsuspecting motorists on the road at night. India Today reported that the youths were identified as Shan Malik, Navid, Sajil Mohammed, Mohammed Aqib, Sakib, Sayyed, and Yousuf Ahmed, aged between 20 to 22 years old.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) in Bengaluru North, Sashikumar told India Today that the youths were students who were looking to post their prank videos on YouTube for views.

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