black magic

Mob kills two in Assam after branding them ‘witches’, nine held

The incident, which occurred at a remote village in Karbi Anglong, was reminiscent of the 2018 killings of two youth from affluent Guwahati families in the district.

published on : 2nd October 2020

Odisha: Man sacrifices boy in Balasore district in bid to be blessed with grandson

The accused had taken his daughter-in-law to quacks, doctors and even made her consume Ayurvedic drugs apart from making offerings to appease various gods and goddesses but to no avail.

published on : 21st September 2020

Jharkhand: Elderly couple beaten to death on suspicion of sorcery

Though the entire village is accused, but they are trying to identify the main culprits in the case, said SP (Rural), Naushad Alam.

published on : 16th September 2020

Mystery shrouds death of four members of family at Revalli

Wanaparthy police, who have commenced the probe, said that the bodies of all four persons were found from different parts of the house.

published on : 15th August 2020

Pregnant woman thrashed in Odisha, forced to eat pig excreta by sorcerer

The sorcerer told Lipika’s family that she was possessed by evil spirits and thrashed her mercilessly.

published on : 21st July 2020

Black magician arrested for telling father to carry out 'human sacrifice' of 13-year-old girl

The 13-year-old was murdered on May 18 in a eucalyptus grove near her house in Nodiyur village, Gandharvakkottai

published on : 4th June 2020

Man ‘offers’ daughter as human sacrifice for wealth in Tamil Nadu

The trio has been booked under the POCSO Act, and under Section 302 for murder among various other charges.

published on : 3rd June 2020

Three women thrashed, tonsured, paraded half-naked on suspicion of sorcery in Bihar

The video of the incident, which happened on Monday at Dakrama village under the Hathaura PS limits, went viral on social media on Tuesday.

published on : 5th May 2020

Meerpet family was blinded by black magic

Two days after a family committed suicide at Meerpet, a police inquiry revealed that they believed in black magic and superstitions.

published on : 24th April 2020

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

The braid chopping mystery: Bogeyman, black magic or good ol' thievery?

Kanganheri is a village spooked after three of its women reported that their braids had been chopped while they were sleeping.

published on : 4th August 2017