Bhubaneswar: In another inhumane incident, a youth was severely beaten by people on suspicion of being a child lifter at Kacharu village under Kuanmunda police limits in Rourkela area early this morning.
On being informed, police rushed to the spot and rescued the victim from the clutches of the angry villagers. The victim was identified as a resident of Jharkhand state.
According to reports, the youth, name of whom was yet to be known, was moving in Kacharu village suspiciously. When asked, he didn’t say his name and address and purpose of his visit to the village. Soon, some villagers started beating him suspecting him to be a child lifter. However, police rushed to the spot.