Indian police have arrested no less than 30 people, after a man was lynched resulting in the death of a great menneskegruppe, because there were rumors that the killing would kidnap children.
the Killing of the paedophile suspects is just another in the series of several bestial murders committed by large crowds.
Mohammed Azam, as the killed named, was attacked along with three of her friends Friday in the city of Bidar, in the province of Karnataka. The three friends were in all haste taken to the hospital with serious injuries, while Mohammed Azam died on the spot.
According to police, drove Mohammed Azam, and the friends supposedly around in the area, where they shared the chocolate out to the schoolgirls. One of the girls began to scream, and then confronted a local man the four men in the car.
the Men rushed then to leave the area, but the rapidly proliferated information about the car's passengers on the social media of WhatsApp. Before long reached a crowd of 2000 persons up to the car, where they dragged the men out of the car.
Police in Bidar don't know yet if it was pedophiles who were in the car.
- We do not know why they handed out chocolate to the schoolgirls. We do not even know if they had bad intentions with it, but we are in the process of investigating it, turns police commissioner H. R. Mahadev steadfast in the face of the u.s. media CNN.
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In the beginning of July, rallied indians against the new wave of its own, which is started in the aftermath of that for a long time have been scattered rumors of pedophilia suspects on WhatsApp in India. . Photo: Ritzau Scanpix/Sam Panthaky
the Killing of Mohammed Azam is far from an isolated case in the populous country which is also struggling with the cruel cases of gruppevoldtægter and børnekidnapninger.
Alone in the month of July is a further eight men have been victims of lynchinger of angry crowds on the background of rumors of pedophilia on social media.
1. July lynchede a minimum of 23 people for five men to death, and a week and a half later, two men dragged out of their car and beaten to death. All on the background of rumors about pedophilia.
G. Parameshwara, who is chief of police in the Karnataka province, has been out and condemn the murder, while he calls on his colleagues to put a stop to the wave of violence that has hit India.
I urge people not to listen to rumors and start to take the law into their own hands. You must instead declare all suspiciously to the police, he says to CNN.
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In this room were five men in cruel manner murdered in the beginning of July. Photo: Ritzau Scanpix
Whatsapp creates fear
Through the a long time India has been plagued by cases of gruppevoldtægter. Has been to create a counter movement among the population, fighting against pedophilia, rape, and børnekidnapninger.
One of their tools, as in the case of Mohammed Azams death has been to spread the information about possible overgrebsmænd on WhatsApp. It has now been service, which is own by Facebook, to make a campaign against fake news in India.
The many messages that are in circulation among the citizens in the world's second most populous country, has not only cost more, perhaps innocent men's lives, but also created fear in various communities.
According to India's ministry of the interior is there has been an increase of 30 percent of the børnekidnapninger within the last few years. In 2016, was 54.000 children kidnapped in India, where it is believed that most are sold as sex slaves.
Why has the panic for børnekidnapninger spread in the country, where many have experienced the so-called 'advarselsbeskeder' about possible overgrebsmænd.
Figures from the u.s. state department estimates that there are right now millions of women and children who have been trafficked as sex slaves in India.
WhatsApp has been using several of the advertising dollars in order to warn against the proliferation of fake news in India. Photo: Ritzau Scanpix/ Prakash Singh