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Watch: Epicentre With Shreya Dhoundail

July 3, 2018, 3:33 AM IST India India

In the last 3 months, we have seen the rise of a new phenomenon. Mob attacks over child-lifting rumours have been spreading across the country like wildfire. And they have all been fueled by one thing - WhatsApp. This one Whatsapp rumor has resulted in the killing of as many as 31 people in the last one year all because people suspected them of being child lifters. What explains this madness? Have these social media rumours exposed the chinks in our law and order mechanism? Watch Epicentre to know more.