Woman stringed up on doubt of child-lifting

BHUBANESWAR: A woman was hanged to death on suspicion of being a child-lifter in Mayurbhanj district on Saturday morning. The incident took place in Domuhanivillage under Bangiriposi Police perimeter.

Police said the 40 year old woman was first seen by the villagers on Friday night. They questioned her about where she had arrived from and what work she had in the village. The woman could not answer their questions reasonably as she was not well versed with the local language. Matters heightened when the villagers started pushing and thrusting her, instigation her to try and make a run for it. Suspecting her to be a child-lifter, the locals held her and tangled her to a tree, said Baripada Sadar sub-divisional police officer, Abhimanyu Nayak.

-By Odisha Age