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Centre asks states to check mob lynching fuelled by child-lifting WhatsApp rumours

The Centre today asked the states and Union territories (UTs) to check incidents of mob lynching fuelled by rumours of child lifting on social media.

published on : 5th July 2018

A timeline: Fake WhatsApp rumours trigger series of mob lynching across the country

A number of Mob lynching cases were reported from various parts of the country in recent weeks after fake news started circulating on WhatsApp.

published on : 2nd July 2018

Five killed in Maharashtra's Dhule by villagers after child-lifting rumour

According to police, there were rumours for the last few days that a gang of child lifters was active in the area.

published on : 1st July 2018