Man held for human sacrifice of 10-year old girl

Mirzapur: One person was arrested for allegedly sacrificing a minor girl by strangulating her to death here, police said Wednesday.

A 10-year-old Dalit girl was strangulated in Matva Pokhri area here by Rajesh Vishwakarma (30) yesterday after he was told by a tantrik his wife would be blessed with an infant if he sacrificed another child, they said.

Rajesh was later arrested by police.