Six HSBC staff have been sacked after filming themselves staging a mock ISIS-style beheading during a team building day at a go karting centre.HSBC is one of the largest banking organizations in the world..
The footage posted online shows five men in black overalls and balaclavas laughing as they stand over an Asian colleague, named as Saf Ahmed, who is kneeling in an orange jumpsuit.
According to Daily Mail,One of the workers shouts ‘Allahu Akbar’ – Arabic for ‘God is great’ – as an ‘executioner’ brandishes a coat hanger as a fake knife.The eight-second video, obtained by The Sun, was shot as the workers were on a team-building exercise at a Teamworks Karting track in Birmingham organised by the bank.
Mr Ahmed denied any knowledge of the video, which was posted on Instagram but later deleted.
A HSBC spokesperson said:
‘We do not tolerate inappropriate behaviour.’We took the decision to sack the individuals involved. This is an abhorrent video and HSBC would like to apologise for any offence caused.’