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Residents beat up 2 men on suspicion of being child lifters

Residents beat up a mentally ill person and a drunk man on suspicion of being child lifters and then handed them over to police in Banda district, officials said on Thursday. Kalvanganj police outpost in-charge Shalini Singh Bhadauria said a mentally ill person was beaten up by locals in Khutla area on Wednesday after they suspected him to be a child lifter.

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Banda Updated on: August 15, 2019 12:51 IST
Residents beat up 2 men on suspicion of being child lifters
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Residents beat up 2 men on suspicion of being child lifters

Residents beat up a mentally ill person and a drunk man on suspicion of being child lifters and then handed them over to police in Banda district, officials said on Thursday.

Kalvanganj police outpost in-charge Shalini Singh Bhadauria said a mentally ill person was beaten up by locals in Khutla area on Wednesday after they suspected him to be a child lifter.

The man has been hospitalised and his attackers are being identified. In Pangara village, a drunk man was beaten up by residents on a similar suspicion.

Naraini police station house officer Durgvijay Singh said the man suffered injuries. The man is undergoing treatment at the community health centre in Naraini.

Singh said a policeman trying to save him from the public also suffered minor injuries

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