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Man beaten up on suspicion of being child lifter

Press Trust of India  |  Dumka (Jharkhand) 

A 35-year-old man was injured after a mob beat him up on suspicion of being a child lifter in district Tuesday, police said.

The villagers tied the hands of and assaulted him after in Bogli village under station.

The villagers suspected him as the victim had asked the name of a girl child he came across, police said.

Yadav, a by profession and a resident of Banka police station area, was going to respond to nature's call when the incident occurred.

The police rescued him and admitted him to a hospital and his condition was stated to be stable.

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First Published: Tue, September 11 2018. 23:20 IST