Man Dies After Being Branded With Iron

A 50-year-old man died after he was allegedly branded with a hot iron in the name of treatment based on a superstitious belief.   

Published: 09th April 2016 02:37 PM  |   Last Updated: 09th April 2016 02:37 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

JAIPUR: A 50-year-old man died after he was allegedly branded with a hot iron in the name of treatment based on a superstitious belief.   

Kishan Lal, who had been ill for some time, was taken to a local woman who claimed he was suffering due to "evil powers."           

She started branding him, following which his condition deteriorated, SHO Sujangarh Bhagwati Singh said.   

He was taken to a local hospital last night where he was declared dead, he added.        

A case against the woman, Lachmi Devi, was registered though no arrest has been made.  

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