The incident is a grim reminder of the lynching of two Assamese men in May 2018, due to WhatsApp rumours.
The Central Railway refuted the claim by stating that there was no communal angle to the crime.
Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh account for 31% of all the victims of child kidnapping in the country.
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