Tribal woman killed for practising `witchcraft`
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Last Updated: Wednesday, August 17, 2011, 09:42
Dhenkanal (Orissa): A 55-year-old tribal woman was clubbed to death allegedly by five youths after suspecting her to be practising witchcraft, police said on Wednesday.

The incident took place at Barpada village under Gandia police station, 35 km from here on Saturday.

However, the police recovered the body after a search today.

While four persons had been arrested, another was on the run, police said adding that the deceased woman's nephew has lodged a complaint with the police.

Police have also seized the lathi and stone used to kill the woman.


First Published: Wednesday, August 17, 2011, 09:42

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