Man suspected of kidnapping children beaten up in MP's Narsinghpur

Amid political commotion over mob lynching in the state, another incident has surfaced where a man was tied up and beaten by locals of Madhya Pradesh's Narsinghpur who was suspected of kidnapping children. This incident took place in Saikheda area of Narsinghpur on Sunday. While speaking to ANI on this matter, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) of Narsinghpur Rajesh Tiwari said, "Subodh Chaube, 21, is a resident of Udaipur in Raisen district. He had come to Saikheda to meet his friend Deepak Tiwari. Locals got suspicious of him when he was asking around for directions. So they tied and beat him up." A patrol police team reached the spot and rescued the man. "There have been some incidents of child kidnapping in the region in the recent past. The locals suspected Chaube of being a kidnapper. He is innocent of the crime," Tiwari added. A video of the incident has been recovered by the police and a case will be registered against the persons identified in the video.