Once the identity is traced, the investigation will take a turn to ascertain as to whether it was a murder or human sacrifice, they added.
The accused had allegedly kidnapped a 10-year-old girl when she was playing in front of the house in Gandhi Grama near Nelamangala.
Tamil Nadu: Siblings lodge FIRs against parents for torturing, threatening them with human sacrifice
In their complaint, the children said that they were forced to do household chores, failing which they were tortured by their parents and two of their paramours.
Blurring the lines between delusion, superstition and blind faith, it's a narrative that cuts across lines of class, religion and literacy, say experts.