This couple belongs to the Hindu community and this incident is not related to Love-Jihad

On 20th September 2019, a video was posted on Facebook by a user named ‘Bhataia Ji’. In this video, the public is seen beating up a young man. In the description of this post, it is written, ‘Nafis, a resident of Ramgarh, Jharkhand, took his Hindu girlfriend and attacked her with scissors; he was caught […]

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A mentally unwell old woman was beaten on the wrong charge of child theft

On 3rd September 2019, a Facebook user named “sachchaee vahee dikhao jo sach hai indiya” posted a video on Facebook. In this post, a video of an old woman is shown and it has been said that “a child thief has been caught in Siwan”. In this post, it has been claimed that ‘the old […]

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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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In the program of several development projects in Mathura, a picture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is being spread with false claims

On 12th September 2019, a Facebook user named ‘Krishna Rathi’ posted a video on Facebook. In this post, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seen sitting in front of a plastic pile, talking to a group of women. In the description of this post, it is mentioned, “2 camera men bulaakar kaaleen par kachara bichhaakar kaun […]

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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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The information about five children who ran away from their house is being spread as if they were kidnapped by a child-snatching gang.

On 13th August 2019 a Facebook user named ‘Himachal Diya Ronka’  shared a post on Facebook. In the post, pictures of five minor children were shown with their Aadhar cards and it was claimed that “in Nalagarh five children of a family are missing. It is suspected that they have been kidnapped by a gang […]

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