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29 including 22 women arrested in Odisha for forcing six men to eat human excreta

Bhubaneswar: At least 29 people including 22 women have been arrested in Odisha’s Ganjam district for allegedly forcing six elderly men to consume human excreta and uprooting their teeth over suspicion of witchcraft, police said on Thursday. According to police, the incident happened in Gopapur village on Monday night. The victims have been identified as Jogi […]

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Mother, daughter accused of witchcraft brutally beaten and hacked to death in Jharkhand

Ranchi:  A mother and daughter accused of witchcraft were first brutally beaten and then hacked to death in Jharkhand’s West Singhbhum district, police said on Saturday. The incident took place on Thursday night in Rowaoli village, a Maoist affected area. According to the police, the husband Subhash Khandait and the couple’s son managed to escape […]

Nine get death for witchcraft murder in Odisha

Bhubaneswar :  A court in Odisha’s Rayagada district on Friday sentenced nine persons to death for murdering three of a family in 2016 on suspicion of practising sorcery. The Additional District Judge (ADJ) Court pronounced the sentence. In September 2016, the three members of a tribal family, including two women, were hacked and then burnt […]