Did a Woman Kidnap Children in Panipat’s Sodhapur Village?

An official in the Model Town Panipat police station told The Quint that the woman had not kidnapped any children.

Published10 Sep 2019, 09:50 AM IST
WebQoof
2 min read
 Don’t fall for fake news, <a href="https://www.thequint.com/news/webqoof">click here</a> to check out <b>The Quint’s</b> WebQoof stories. &nbsp;
Don’t fall for fake news, click here to check out The Quint’s WebQoof stories.  

CLAIM

A video is being circulated on social with the claim that a woman, who had allegedly kidnapped children from Sodhapur village of Haryana Panipat, has been caught. The video further accuses the woman of entering houses, steal things and kidnapping children.

The claim along with the video reads: “*पानीपत* कृप्या अपना व अपने बच्चों का ध्यान रखें। यह मामला गांव सौधापुर पानीपत का है ये युवती जो कि आपको सफेद कपड़ो में दिखई दे रही है ।अपने आपको आशा वर्कर बता कर लोगो के घर में घुस कर लूटपाट करती है और छोटे बच्चों को उठा कर के ले जाती है ।आज रंगे हाथ पकड़ी गई है।ये पूरा गिरोह पानीपत में सक्रिया है।

(Translated: Panipat, please take care of yourself and of your children. This incident is from Sodhapur village in Panipat. The woman dressed in white steals things from houses and kidnaps children. Today, she has been caught red-handed. This gang is active in Panipat.)

*पानीपत* कृप्या अपना व अपने बच्चों का ध्यान रखें। यह मामला गांव सौधापुर पानीपत का है ये युवती जो कि आपको सफेद कपड़ो में दिखई दे रही है ।अपने आपको आशा वर्कर बता कर लोगो के घर में घुस कर लूटपाट करती है और छोटे बच्चों को उठा कर के ले जाती है ।आज रंगे हाथ पकड़ी गई है।ये पूरा गिरोह पानीपत में सक्रिया है। 🙏ज्यादा से ज्यादा शेयर करें🙏

Posted by Anuj Barsana on Thursday, August 8, 2019

TRUE OR FALSE?

The claim along the video is false. While the video is from Panipat’s Sodhapur village, the woman in the video did not kidnap any children. She had gone to the village to visit somebody’s house when the villagers suspected her of being a child-lifter.

WHAT WE FOUND OUT

An official of Model Town police station, Panipat, confirmed to The Quint that the video is indeed from the town’s Sodhapur village but the woman had not kidnapped any children.

“The incident happened in August. The woman belongs to Panipat and had come to the village to visit somebody’s house. People suspected her of being a child-lifter. However, she had not kidnapped any children.”
Official, Model Town Panipat police station

A FIR has been registered against the people who suspected her of being a child-lifter and the investigation is underway, the official added.

(Not convinced of a post or information you came across online and want it verified? Send us the details on Whatsapp at 9643651818, or e-mail it to us at webqoof@thequint.com and we'll fact-check it for you. You can also read all our fact-checked stories here.)

Liked this story? We'll send you more. Subscribe to The Quint's newsletter and get selected stories delivered to your inbox every day. Click to get started.

The Quint is available on Telegram & WhatsApp too, click to join.

Stay Updated

Subscribe To Our Daily Newsletter And Get News Delivered Straight To Your Inbox.

Join over 120,000 subscribers!