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news about child abduction rumours
Mob surrounds houses of 6 Africans over ‘cannibal’ rumours, cops intervene
Nov 23, 2018 16:55
Delhi police received several calls claiming that four Tanzanian and two Nigerian nationals were being attacked in Kakrola area.
‘Mentally challenged’ woman lynched on suspicion of being child-lifter in MP
Jul 23, 2018 20:24
The body of the woman was found in a jungle near Barhgarh village on Thursday and reported to Morwa police by a village official the next day.
Govt asks states and UTs to curb lynchings fuelled by rumours of ‘child-lifters’
Jul 06, 2018 19:28
The Centre has now urged the states and UTs to “keep a watch for early detection of rumours of child-lifting and initiate effective measures to counter them”.
Four policemen suspended after lynching of man in Tripura
Jul 04, 2018 19:49
Sukanta Chakrabarty (33) was lynched by a mob suspecting him of being a child-lifter at Kalachhara in South Tripura district on June 28.
Vehicle torched, 15 assaulted as child abduction rumours create panic in Odisha
May 29, 2018 09:49
Director general of police RP Sharma has exhorted the public to not get swayed by rumours spread through the social media, and approach the police with their suspicions instead.
Jharkhand lynching: How mob justice took three lives on a single night
May 22, 2017 17:25
Mob lynches men in Jamshedpur, thrashes grandmother who tried to save them.
Jharkhand: Tribals lynch seven in a day over child abduction rumours
May 19, 2017 14:52
Seven people have been lynched in Jharkhand two separate incidents on Thursday, and at least six have escaped with injuries over the last 10 days.