Das got down at the station but the train started leaving just a minute later.
"With rumours of child-lifters operating in the area going around, the villagers must have found a stranger walking down the train tracks suspicious.
"The situation is better now and the ban on SMS and internet was withdrawn this (Sunday) afternoon," he added.
"Das was travelling to Dharmanagar by a local train, which halted at SK Para.
"After missing the train, he started walking along the tracks towards the next station, Manu," police added.Rumours about child-lifters have been circulating across the state and have led to several attacks over the past week.
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