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‘Deepfake Video’ of Medanta Chief Dr Naresh Trehan Promoting Weight Loss Drug Goes Viral, FIR Lodged

Gurugram :  The menace of the misuse of artificial intelligence (AI) has again been highlighted after a deepfake video has emerged featuring Dr Naresh Trehan, the chairman of Medanta Hospital. Gurgaon has filed a case against “unknown persons” based on a complaint by Medanta Hospital, news agency PTI reported. The fabricated video features Dr Trehan purportedly promoting a weight-loss drug on a TV show. “The deepfake video features our CMD (chairman and managing director) Dr. Naresh Trehan, who can be seen endorsing this particular medication. Dr. Naresh Trehan is one of the most trusted clinicians in the country and this video damages the reputation of Dr. Trehan and Medanta Hospitals,” said Harish Aswani, a senior Medanta Hospital executive, in the complaint. “Furthermore, it may lead to unwarranted skepticism and apprehension among patients who rely on accurate and reliable information for their medical needs.” According to the complaint, the deepfake clip was shared on Facebook, the link of which was shared with the police.Gurgaon Police has filed a First Information Report (FIR) under several sections of the law, including cheating and cheating by impersonation.