Maharastra: Another accused in Dhule lynching case arrested

The incident took place last Sunday when five people were lynched to death by villagers in Dhule district on suspicion of being child-lifters.

published on : 8th July 2018

Two thrashed in Manipur on suspicion of being child-lifters

What strengthened the locals’ suspicion about the victims was their inability to communicate in any language, be it Manipuri, Hindi or English.

published on : 4th July 2018

Tripura lynchings: Police launch awareness drive, increase vigil

Under its "Prayaas" initiative, the Tripura Police is aiming to forge stronger police-public ties to improve law enforcement and curb rumours.

published on : 1st July 2018

Differently abled woman in Assam branded child-lifter, tortured

The mentally retarded woman was tied to a pole and tortured when the locals and personnel from the Village Defence Party (VDP) tried to stop the mob and alerted the police immediately.

published on : 1st July 2018

A 40-year-old man suspected to be child-lifter, lynched in Chattisgarh village

As rumours about a gang of child-lifters being in the area were swirling around, the villagers thought the man was a part of some such gang and beat him to death with sticks.

published on : 23rd June 2018