People mistook an intoxicated woman for being a child kidnapper and handed her over to the police

On 29 August 2019, a video has been shared on a Facebook page called ‘Madhesh 24 Hours’, in which the crowd is trying to catch a woman nearby. The description of the video reads, “woman caught red-handed while kidnapping little children in Manda”. This post claims’s that the woman shown in the video is a […]

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The picture of a mentally ill woman is being circulated on social media labeled as being a picture of a child thief.

On 17th September 2019, a Facebook user named “Dhananjay Paul” posted some pictures, captioned, “A baby thief was caught in Chas Bokaro main road, please be alert if you see such a woman”. In this post, we can see a woman sitting on the road. Sharing this post on social media, it is being claimed […]

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A mentally challenged person was beaten up as the crowd suspected him of being a child kidnapper

Many claims pertaining to child theft are becoming viral on social media these days. Often in such cases people are falling prey into misconceptions and beating-up old, poor, mentally challenged people. Many times they are mistaken for child kidnappers and taken to the police station. We have recently uncovered many such false claims. We shall […]

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