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Person practising black-magic beaten to death in MP village

Last Updated: Saturday, March 6, 2010 - 17:47

Balaghat (MP): A person allegedly
practising black-magic was beaten to death by villagers at
Ghotigaon in the district, police said on Saturday.

The incident occurred yesterday when over a dozen
villagers attacked Sadhelal (60) for practising black-magic.
The villagers attributed the death of one Baheshwar
Marar to the black-magic by Sadhelal, police said.

Enraged over the death of Marar, his relative Sunesh
Marar along with other villagers went to the house of Sadhelal
and dragged him outside.

Later, they beat him mercilessly with sticks and legs
following which he died on the spot.
A case was registered at the Rampayali Police Station
under various sections of the IPC on the complaint of
Sadhelal`s son, police said.

So far, no arrests have been made in this regard,
police added.


First Published: Saturday, March 6, 2010 - 17:47
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