A viral message is making rounds on social media according to which three children in Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad were kidnapped while going to the school.
The message further claims that around 1000 people are roaming around the Delhi NCR to pick up kids.
The message read: Please do take care of your kids. today 3 kids from gaur green city Indirapuram round circles have been kidnapped while going to school.
Don’t leave your kids alone. Please do take proper care.
As per information received by a caught person who is a part of this Kidnaping gang,
Around 1000 ppl are roaming everywhere in NCR to pick up kids.
Yesterday one was picked from Monday bazaar Vaishali and 2 from Omax mall
#pmoindia Please do take care of your https://t.co/H1Jr6u9azG 3 kids from gaurcity Indirapuram round circles have been kidnapped while going to school.
Don’t leave your kids alone. Please do take proper care. Please do take some action.
— Pooja Sharma (@PoojaSh37075305) August 29, 2019
@TOINoida @noidapolice @CeoNoida @noida_authority
Dear all, there is a news spreading around on whatapp and social media… “Please do take care of your kids. today 3 kids from gaurcity Indirapuram round circles have been kidnapped while going to school”
let u know is this real
— sudhir gehlot (@sudhir88gehlot) August 28, 2019
When NewsMobile fact-checked the above post, we found it to be FALSE.
There have been no such gang who is picking up children. Ghaziabad police on Wednesday tweeted a video rubbishing the claim of kidnapping gang appealing to people not to believe any rumour.
#UPAgainstFakeNews बच्चा चोरी वायरल खबरों / अफवाहों/घटनाओं के संबंध में SPRA गाजियाबाद महोदय द्वारा की गई क्षेत्रवासियो/जन सामान्य से अपील । कृपया झूठी अफवाह ना फैलाएं ऐसा करने वालों के विरुद्ध वैधानिक कार्रवाई की जाएगी। @Uppolice @ZeeNewsHindi @News18India @adgzonemeerut pic.twitter.com/gcEqULJ8hg
— GHAZIABAD POLICE (@ghaziabadpolice) August 28, 2019
Hence, the above information proves that the viral message about kidnapping is FAKE.
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