Shillong: Two BSF personnel have been
detained by police for questioning after a suspected case of
human sacrifice in Meghalaya`s West Garo Hills district.
Havildar Chandrawan and constable Babu Khan is being
questioned by police at Tura after the body of a seven year
old was recovered from near the BSF 121 battalion headquarters
at Tura, Deputy Commissioner Sanjay Goyal said on Saturday.
The body of the boy, Krishna Singh, was recovered on
Thursday, Goyal said, adding that post mortem pointed to
multiple injuries, including that of incense sticks, pierce
wounds and others.
The boy, son of a BSF cook, was missing since Wednesday.
A team from Meghalaya Police has been sent to Mancachar
in Assam from where a `tantrik` had visited the BSF campus a
few days back. The tantrik was picked up and released on PR
bond at Mancachar police station today.
The DC said it appeared to be a case of human sacrifice
and investigations were on to ascertain the facts. `It will
take some time before the police come up with evidence," the DC