**Angul**: The child lifting suspicion seems to have got embedded in the minds of people at some places in Odisha. Even the advisory issued by Odisha police do not seem to act as a deterrent as another incident has surfaced in Odisha’s Angul.
According to reports, the villagers suspected four youths to be engaged in child theft. As they zeroed in the ‘miscreants’, three of them managed to slip whereas one was held back by the villagers.
They thrashed the youth black and blue, and then handed over to the police at Koliyari PS.
Many such incidents have been earlier reported from different parts of the State such Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Ganjam, Nayagarh, Nabrangpur, etc where people got thrashed on mere suspicion of child lifting.
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