Date: Thursday, 05-July-2018, 9:16 AM | Message # 1
whatsApp rumor of child kidnapping leads to mob lynching in 9 states
ABP NEWS Published on Jul 4, 2018
Mob lynchings has killed at least 17 people across India in the last three months. Media reports put the number of dead higher.The violence has been blamed on rumours of child kidnappings, spread over WhatsApp, which have led people to attack strangers.Police say it is proving hard to get people to believe that the messages are false.