Taking swift action, Police has arrested all the 9 accused persons, including one minor, named in the FIR.
Though the entire village is accused, but they are trying to identify the main culprits in the case, said SP (Rural), Naushad Alam.
The next day, Sara lodged a complaint with Kaptipada police following which the three accused were arrested.
A new study reveals that between 2013-19, seizures of jackal parts has increased. It includes 126 skins and over 379 horns, eight tails and 16 skulls.
A 45-year-old man was shot dead over suspicion of practising sorcery at Sailur village within Motu police limits on Friday night.
An elderly couple was burnt to death in their sleep over suspicion of practising witchcraft in Nimaplli village within Kalinga Nagar police limits late on Sunday night.
A 53-year-old man was hacked to death by his fellow tribals suspecting that he was performing sorcery on other villagers.
The video of the incident, which happened on Monday at Dakrama village under the Hathaura PS limits, went viral on social media on Tuesday.
The bodies of the children, who had died in Kadamtali village on Friday night, were later exhumed and sent for autopsy.
The incident occurred in Kadamtali village under Gajole police station area on Friday night, an officer said.