Seven arrested for killing woman on black magic charge in WB

Seven sorcerers were arrested on Sunday for killing a woman for allegedly practicising black magic at a village in Jaipur of Bankura district.

Bankura (WB): Seven sorcerers were arrested on Sunday for killing a woman for allegedly practicising black magic at a village in Jaipur of Bankura district.

"The seven persons beat her with brooms and scalded her with red-hot iron rods. She was declared brought dead in a local hospital when she fainted at Gelia village," Superintendent of Police Sudhir Kumar Nilkanta.

Shibani Biswas (57) were taken to the sorcerers and the torture was meted upon her, he said.