child lifter

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

Chennai: Cops rescue two migrant workers assaulted in Teynampet over child lifting suspicion

Two migrant labourers from Bihar, employed at a Metro Rail construction site, were assaulted by a mob suspecting them to be child lifters at Teynampet on Saturday night.

published on : 2nd 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

Tripura: Man making appeals to people against rumour-mongering lynched

Chakrabarty was a member of a team of the state Information and Culture Affairs department which was campaigning against rumour-mongering.

published on : 29th June 2018

Chhattisgarh: Angry mob suspects research scholar to be child-lifter; police come to timely rescue

The scared scholar Ramnath Bhatt feared for his life ran and took refuge in a nearby school but the unruly mob even gheraoed the school, not willing to spare him.

published on : 28th June 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

18-year-old intellectually-disabled woman beaten up near Cuddalore

8 held for assault of victim from North India; cops rush to quell rumours floating on social media.

published on : 11th May 2018