One person from Hyderabad was killed and three of his friends were injured when they were attacked by a mob at Murki village in Aurad taluk, about 40 km from here, on suspicion that they were child-lifters. The police took into custody 34 members of the mob.
Police said a rumour that the friends were child-lifters was spread on WhatsApp and it led to the attack. Among the arrested were two youths from Murki who shot and shared on WhatsApp pictures and videos of the car in which the victims were travelling. The attack happened on Friday. Arrests were made on Saturday.
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