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Elderly man beaten to death on suspicion of being child lifter

The deceased, who was wearing saffron robes, was mistaken for a child lifter by the people on the railway station.

13 Sep 2019 3:35 PM

UP man thrashed by mob over suspicion of child-lifting, rescued by police

The incident took place on Wednesday after which the video went viral on social media platforms.

05 Sep 2019 1:27 PM

UP police refutes child lifting incidents, 44 held for spreading rumours

On Tuesday, a woman was also thrashed by a mob in Loni area on suspicion of her being the child-lifter.

28 Aug 2019 1:35 PM

8 held for thrashing man on suspicion of child lifting in Meerut

A complaint was also filed by the victim, the police said.

27 Aug 2019 2:02 PM

Nearly 55,000 children kidnapped in India in 2016, says govt report

Charge sheets were filed in only 40.4 per cent of such cases with a conviction rate of 22.7 per cent.

08 Jul 2018 2:32 PM


Mob that lynched 5 in Maharashtra demand bodies to confirm death

On the basis of photos and videos of the incident, police have identified a few other accused and 5 teams are currently looking for them.

02 Jul 2018 1:57 PM

10 arrested for lynching five people in Maharashtra

Five people were lynched by villagers in Dhule district on Sunday, on suspicion of being child-lifters.

02 Jul 2018 8:04 AM

5 killed by villagers in Maharashtra after child lifting rumours

When one of them, after getting down from a state transport bus, tried to speak to a girl child, the villagers pounced on them.

01 Jul 2018 5:52 PM

Assam: Mob kills two youth over child lifting suspicion

The attack was the fallout of a rumor circulated on social media about the movement of child-lifters in the state.

10 Jun 2018 5:05 AM

Tension prevails in Jharkhand village where mob lynched 4

In reaction to WhatsApp rumours, local tribal leaders resorted to bows, arrows for guarding children and villages from ‘child lifters’.

21 May 2017 12:10 PM