Mob beats woman suspected of kidnapping children in Thane

A mentally disabled woman was assaulted by a crowd in Vitawa on Thursday . The woman was apprehended by a group of people who started questioning her about her appearance in their area .

THANE: A mentally disabled woman was assaulted by a crowd in Vitawa on Thursday after being suspected of being a child abductor.No cases have been registered in the case, according to the police, but false messages such as this are fueling a storm amongst the people and sparking such incidents.The woman who is mentally disabled was apprehended by a group of people who started questioning her about her appearance in their area about 8.30pm.Being insecure, she couldn't give satisfactory responses, so the citizens accused her of being child abductors and assaulted her.