Tribal woman killed for practising `witchcraft`

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.

PTI



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

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