child lifting

Man stabbed to death as two groups clash over child-lifting rumours in UP

 Police said they lodged a case on the basis of a complaint filed by Danupatti's village head.

published on : 21st September 2019

Children drop out of schools as child lifting rumours spread in Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh, in the past few weeks, has reported over 100 incidents of mob violence over child lifting rumours.

published on : 19th September 2019

Another Jharkhand man lynched on suspicion of child theft

Senior police officials have reached the village. Three people have been detained and are being interrogated.

published on : 6th September 2019

Labourer lynched over child-lifting rumour in Amethi

Child lifting rumours have been leading to mob violence in Uttar Pradesh since the past one month.

published on : 2nd September 2019

Truck cleaner beaten up in Himachal Pradesh over child theft suspicion, 7 held

The victim was looking for a water source nearby when he saw the child and greeted him.

published on : 2nd September 2019

Delhi woman with impaired hearing, speech thrashed on suspicion of child-lifting

According to the police, the woman was thrashed allegedly on suspicion of child-lifting but police are not sure of reason yet and they are further investigating it. 

published on : 1st September 2019

Mob in Rajasthan attacks transgender suspecting her to be a child lifter

According to police officials, transgender Basanti, a resident of Banswara, had come to Udaipur for some work.

published on : 31st August 2019

19-year-old arrested for false report of child lifting in Noida

The woman, Singh had accused of lifting a child, is mentally challenged and was rummaging through a pile of garbage in the village

published on : 30th August 2019

UP government to invoke NSA on mob violence accused, rumour mongers

The DGP called upon people to report any information on alleged child-lifters on emergency number 100 and refrain from law into their own hands.

published on : 29th August 2019

UP Police refutes child lifting incidents, 44 arrested for spreading rumours

The statement from the Uttar Pradesh police came hours after a man was allegedly killed and another got critically injured after they were beaten up by a mob on suspicion of child-lifting in Sambhal.

published on : 28th August 2019

Woman thrashed by mob on suspicion of child-lifting in Ghaziabad

In a video that went viral, the woman can be seen crying and requesting people to leave her while the mob is seen thrashing her multiple times.

published on : 28th August 2019

Mob lynching cases soar in Uttar Pradesh over rumours of child lifting

In the latest incident in Sambhal, a man suspected of being a child lifter was thrashed to death by a mob on Tuesday.

published on : 28th August 2019

UP sees 20 mob attacks in three days after child-lifting rumours go viral

Despite their concerted efforts, the police are yet to succeed in quelling such rumours. A police advisory said that strictest action would be taken against those indulging in violence.

published on : 27th August 2019

Scientists beaten on suspicion of child-lifting in Bihar

Sharing apples and bananas with children, who were grazing cattle, landed two geologists of Manipur and Kolkata  in deep trouble on Monday evening in Bihar’s Rohtas district.

published on : 21st August 2019

32 arrested for beating a man to death on suspicion of child lifting in Patna

The victim was a mentally retarded man and he was beaten to death by a mob at Chulhaichak under the Rupaspur police station, Patna.

published on : 4th August 2019
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