Human Sacrifice

Four taken into custody for ‘human sacrifice’

Four persons, including two brothers, were picked up for questioning for their alleged involvement in the sensational triple murder case at Koditikita village in the district.

published on : 18th July 2019

Andhra Pradesh: Three found murdered in suspected case of human sacrifice

A police officer said they were working on the clues gathered at the crime scene and the four teams were on the hunt for the killers.

published on : 17th July 2019

Three bodies, sprinkled blood found in Siva temple in AP's Anantapur district, human sacrifice suspected

On Monday morning, locals found the dead bodies of the trio lying at separate locations in the temple and informed the police.

published on : 15th July 2019

Naked dance, human sacrifice bid: 'Hidden treasure' drove Assam teacher to perform bizarre ritual

A sorcerer had told Jadav Saharia that sacrificing a three-year-old girl and dancing naked with his family during the ritual would help him lay his hand on gold beneath his family temple.

published on : 8th July 2019

Minor girl offered for sacrifice by teacher rescued in Assam

The teacher’s daughter had committed suicide a few years ago and the locals said a tantric had advised the family to offer human sacrifice.

published on : 7th July 2019

Assam teacher stopped from sacrificing his relative's three-year-old child

The teacher and his son were injured in firing by the police who tried to control the situation, a police official said.

published on : 7th July 2019

Two injured as Assam Police open fire on nude dancers to thwart 'human sacrifice'

Apparently driven by superstitious beliefs, the school teacher, Jadav Saharia, and seven others, including his wife and son, stripped and set their house and a two-wheeler on fire.

published on : 6th July 2019

Assam woman's headless body: Police sniff it to be a case of human sacrifice

The body of the woman was recovered on the stairs which lead to a Durga temple on the hills.

published on : 20th June 2019

Delhi's Burari deaths put spotlight on occult practices

Blurring the lines between delusion, superstition and blind faith, it's a narrative that cuts across lines of class, religion and literacy, say experts.

published on : 5th July 2018