Jorhat: Three suspected of witchcraft missing

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 16:00

Jorhat (Assam): Three members of a family who were missing, were suspected to have been killed for allegedly practising witchcraft at Majuli in Assam`s Jorhat district.

A couple and their 13-year old son have been missing since yesterday from Lower Majuli`s Borduwa Chapori in the world`s largest river island, police said today.

The police suspect the family was killed following the death of a youth in March after which the local people had alleged it was due to witchcraft practised by the family.

The authorities had carried out awareness programmes following the incident.
The missing members are Rajkumar and Bornali Doley along with their son Moni Doley.

Police investigation was on.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 16:00
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