witchcraft

Barbarism in MP again: Middle-aged widow stripped, tortured by relatives, neighbours

According to the Dhar district police superintendent Aditya Pratap Singh, four men (all relatives and neighbours of the widow) have been booked.

published on : 8th October 2021

Three members of a family killed for practising witchcraft in Jharhand

The accused suspected that the black magic being practised by the couple was the reason for keeping their family members unwell.

published on : 26th September 2021

Women persecuted for suspected witchcraft tie rakhi on doctor who stood by them

Dr Mishra began a crusade against witchcraft (also called tohni) and other inhuman social practices by holding lectures to create awareness at schools.

published on : 23rd August 2021

Sorcery suspicion: Woman, daughter beaten in Odisha

The culprits tied the two women with ropes and threatened to kill them if they didn’t leave the village within a day. 

published on : 12th August 2021

Odisha: Tribal woman beheaded over suspicion of witchcraft

Police seized the skeleton and skull of the woman, Kuni Jerai (55), on Friday, said police.

published on : 24th July 2021

Odisha man tortured to death over suspicion of witchcraft

Villagers Rameyapalli alleged abnormal behaviour by some young girls after Ramaraju Reddy and two others performed a puja some days ago.

published on : 1st July 2021

Woman bludgeoned to death over suspicion of sorcery in Assam

The locals said the miscreants killed the woman after suspecting her to be practising witchcraft.

published on : 26th April 2021