Seven held for killing man over 'witchcraft' in Odisha

As many as seven persons were arrested by Chandua police of Mayurbhanj district on Friday for allegedly killing one Pandu Munda (33) suspecting him of practising witchcraft.

published on : 1st October 2022

Amid row over Dumka girls' deaths, bodies of two women recovered near Ranchi; likely murdered over witchcraft suspicion

The deceased appeared to have been hit with sticks and dumped in a hilly area, about 60 km from Ranchi, said Ranchi Superintendent of Police (Rural), Naushad Alam.

published on : 5th September 2022

Odisha's Jhadabandh villagers seek protection from witchcraft, Gangpur Police in  bind

Sources said the administration even organised a health camp and conducted health check-up of all the students of Garudeswar school.

published on : 8th August 2022

Jharkhand: 70-year-old woman dragged out of house, beaten to death over 'witchcraft'

In a complaint, the woman's family alleged that five people dragged her at least 200 metres from her house around 8.30 pm on Sunday, and beat her to death with sticks.

published on : 5th July 2022

75-year-old woman in Odisha's Mayurbhanj stoned to death over witchcraft

Police said that a local SDPO-led team from Jashipur rushed to the spot to investigate the matter and a scientific team from police headquarters also rushed to spot.

published on : 18th June 2022

Medak: Suspecting witchcraft, woman, sons set kin on fire

The victim, Gangula Sudarshan, is now in Gandhi Hospital in Secunderabad. His condition is reported to be stable.

published on : 5th June 2022

West Bengal: Tribal man accused of witchcraft, kills self after being made to eat excreta 

The family members of Manik Sardar (67), the deceased, alleged that he could not bear the humiliation of the punishment.

published on : 28th May 2022

Court dismisses plea accusing Rajasthan CM of practising witchcraft

The Additional Sessions Court upheld the decision of the subordinate court in the case on Tuesday and said that the complainant filed the plea on purely fictitious grounds.

published on : 18th May 2022

Assam woman killed, hung from tree on suspicion of practicing witchcraft

The woman went missing from the village on Saturday and her husband informed the headman who in turn, filed a police complaint on the same day.

published on : 9th May 2022