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3 arrested for beating MP farmer to death

Dhar superintendent of police Aditya Pratap Singh said, “A special investigation team (SIT) has been constituted. Those arrested are Ramesh Junapani, a village sarpanch, Satya and Galia, all residents of Dhar.
Farmers’ car was set afire by villagers who apprehended them believing them to be child-lifters.(HT Photo)
Farmers’ car was set afire by villagers who apprehended them believing them to be child-lifters.(HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 07, 2020 04:29 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By Ranjan

‘Burqa clad’ youth in Lucknow thrashed on suspicion of being child lifter

Clad in a burqa, he was seen loitering around between PNB trisection and Shehnai Guest House by a group of youths on Sunday morning, said Dheeraj Kumar Shukla, inspector of Vikas Nagar police station.
A 21-year-old student of a private university was thrashed by locals in Vikas Nagar on suspicion of being a child lifter. (Representative Image)(REUTERS)
A 21-year-old student of a private university was thrashed by locals in Vikas Nagar on suspicion of being a child lifter. (Representative Image)(REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 15, 2019 09:47 PM IST
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Lucknow | By HT Correspondent, Lucknow

Priest killed for being a ‘child lifter’ in UP

The police was looking for any footage of the assault that some locals may have filmed on their mobile phones, he said.
Bharosey was taken to local hospital that referred him to the district hospital in Karvi, but he died before he could be shifted, the SHO said, adding that the police is trying to identify the people involved in the attack and will soon will make arrests.(HT image)
Bharosey was taken to local hospital that referred him to the district hospital in Karvi, but he died before he could be shifted, the SHO said, adding that the police is trying to identify the people involved in the attack and will soon will make arrests.(HT image)
Updated on Sep 13, 2019 02:41 AM IST
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Kanpur | By HT Correspondent

Suspected to be a child lifter, woman beaten up brutally in Lucknow

The woman was rescued by police and nine people were arrested after an FIR was registered in the matter.
A 40-year-old woman was brutally beaten up by a group of villagers after tying her to a tree on suspicion that she was a child lifter.(HT File (Representative Image))
A 40-year-old woman was brutally beaten up by a group of villagers after tying her to a tree on suspicion that she was a child lifter.(HT File (Representative Image))
Updated on Aug 11, 2019 11:36 PM IST
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Lucknow | By HT Correspondent

Branded a ‘child lifter’, deaf, mute woman lynched in Bengal’s Jalpaiguri

Villagers attacked her after she was found wandering in the tea garden. Two police officers were injured while they tried to rescue the woman from the mob.
Monday’s lynching took place in Sukani Basti in Nagrakata block. The distance between the two spots where the incidents of attack on suspected child-lifters took place on Monday and Tuesday was about 15 km.(REUTERS PHOTO.)
Monday’s lynching took place in Sukani Basti in Nagrakata block. The distance between the two spots where the incidents of attack on suspected child-lifters took place on Monday and Tuesday was about 15 km.(REUTERS PHOTO.)
Updated on Jul 24, 2019 10:28 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Siliguri | By Pramod Giri

‘Mentally challenged’ woman lynched on suspicion of being child-lifter in MP

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.
People protest against lynchings in the country, at Parliament street in New Delhi.(Burhaan Kinu/HT File Photo)
People protest against lynchings in the country, at Parliament street in New Delhi.(Burhaan Kinu/HT File Photo)
Updated on Jul 23, 2018 08:24 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By HT Correspondent, Bhopal

North Indian woman thrashed in Tamil Nadu on suspicion of being child lifter

The woman was seen having biscuits in her hand, which prompted villagers to assume her to be a child lifter.
Locals said there were rumours that women from north India had come to the area to kidnap children.(Burhaan Kinu/HT Photo)
Locals said there were rumours that women from north India had come to the area to kidnap children.(Burhaan Kinu/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 12, 2018 11:33 PM IST
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Madurai (TN) | By Press Trust of India

Couple attacked in Maharashtra’s Malegaon on suspicion of being child lifters

A beggar couple was attacked hours after five people were beaten to death by a mob in neighbouring Dhule district on the same charge.
Police said there were rumours going around on social media that a gang of child lifters was roaming in Malegaon.(AP Photo/Representative image)
Police said there were rumours going around on social media that a gang of child lifters was roaming in Malegaon.(AP Photo/Representative image)
Updated on Jul 02, 2018 09:19 PM IST
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Press Trust of India, Malegaon (Maharashtra) | By Press Trust of India

Woman tied to pole, beaten up by mob on suspicion of being child lifter in Assam

A woman was tied to a pole and beaten up by villagers on suspicion of being a child lifter in Sonitpur district of Assam. However, the intervention of some other villagers ensured that the assault stopped and the cops were called.
Rumours of child-lifting gangs are being spread on social media lately in different parts of the country, and have led to multiple mob lynchings.(AP/Photo for representation)
Rumours of child-lifting gangs are being spread on social media lately in different parts of the country, and have led to multiple mob lynchings.(AP/Photo for representation)
Updated on Jun 30, 2018 01:12 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By HT Correspondent

Sari-clad man thrashed on suspicion of being child lifter in MP’s Singrauli

Police said there were rumours circulating on social media about the presence a gang of child lifters in the area. They also the victim had nothing to do with child lifting.
Police said the victim was an impersonation artist and was clad in a sari as he on his way to a neighbouring village for a performance.(AFP File Photo)
Police said the victim was an impersonation artist and was clad in a sari as he on his way to a neighbouring village for a performance.(AFP File Photo)
Updated on Jun 27, 2018 09:18 PM IST
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Press Trust of India, Singrauli (MP) | By Press Trust of India

Woman killed, three beaten up in Ahmedabad on suspicion of being child lifters

Police said preliminary report suggests that the four women were travelling in an auto rickshaw when the mob stopped them and allegedly beat them up claiming they were child-lifters.
All four women were admitted to Ahmedabad Civil Hospital where one of them succumbed to her injuries.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
All four women were admitted to Ahmedabad Civil Hospital where one of them succumbed to her injuries.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jun 26, 2018 07:40 PM IST
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Ahmedabad, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

Bihar man assaulted in Bengal’s Malda on suspicion of being child lifter

Aijul Sheikh, a resident of Purnea in Bihar, was mercilessly beaten up by a mob until police rescued him and admitted him to Malda Medical College and Hospital with critical injuries.
Residents of the colony told police Aijul Sheikh (the accused) was caught red handed while he was trying to escape with the girl.(AFP file photo)
Residents of the colony told police Aijul Sheikh (the accused) was caught red handed while he was trying to escape with the girl.(AFP file photo)
Updated on Jun 22, 2018 09:11 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Berhampore | By Sreyasi Pal

Two men allegedly thrashed on suspicion of being child lifters in Gujarat

An audio clip cautioning people about child-lifters roaming in a Gujarat town was being circulated on social media.
Police said two men were allegedly thrashed by a mob in Gujarat’s Devbhumi-Dwarka district on suspicion of being “child-lifters”.(PTI File Photo)
Police said two men were allegedly thrashed by a mob in Gujarat’s Devbhumi-Dwarka district on suspicion of being “child-lifters”.(PTI File Photo)
Published on Jun 21, 2018 08:57 PM IST
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Press Trust of India, Ahmedabad | By Press Trust of India

2 men lynched on suspicion of being child lifters in Assam’s Karbi Anglong

Police said villagers, suspecting them to be child lifters, surrounded the black Scorpio vehicle in which the duo was travelling and started thrashing them, resulting in their death.
A sound engineer and a businessman were beaten by a mob in Karbi Anglong, Assam on Friday.(AP)
A sound engineer and a businessman were beaten by a mob in Karbi Anglong, Assam on Friday.(AP)
Updated on Jun 09, 2018 11:50 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Sadiq Naqvi
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