Man gets death penalty for human sacrifice

A court has awarded the death penalty to a man who beheaded a baby and drank its blood in West Bengal`s Bankura district two years ago.

Skull find shows women were sacrificed in ancient China

Archaeologists in China have unearthed the skulls of more than 80 young women who may have been sacrificed more than 4,000 years ago, state media reported Monday.

Tension over human sacrifice in Assam tea garden

Tension prevailed in a remote tea garden in Assam`s Cachar district on Friday after a labourer was allegedly killed by fellow workers as part of human sacrifice.

Policeman arrested for human sacrifice, skeletons recovered

A senior constable was arrested in Jharkhand`s Dhanbad district on charges of trying to sacrifice two girls, police said on Friday.

Largest human sacrifice site discovered in Mexico?

Archaeologists have unearthed a trove of skulls, dating back between AD 600 and 850, in what could be the largest mass human sacrifice in the violent history of Mexico`s ancient civilisations.

Minor girl abducted for `human sacrifice`; 2 held

A man and his son were on Thursday arrested for allegedly abducting a minor girl for "bali" (human sacrifice), police said.

Man held for human sacrifice of 10-year old girl

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

Man detained for human sacrifice

Ganeswara Patabandha, a resident of Sundhola village, about 400 km from here, was detained Sunday after the villagers alleged he killed the boy Oct 26 for monetary gain.

Tantrik, three others arrested for human sacrifice

Four persons, including a tantrik, were arrested for an alleged human sacrifice at a village near here last month, police said.

Human sacrifice bid foiled in Rajasthan temple

A bid to carry out human sacrifice
was on Friday foiled in a temple in Rajasamand district of
Rajasthan, police said.

Human sacrifice bid foiled in Rajasthan temple

A bid to carry out human sacrifice
was today foiled in a temple in Rajasamand district of
Rajasthan on Friday, police said.

Two BSF jawans detained for `human sacrifice`

Two BSF personnel have been
detained by police for questioning after a suspected case of
human sacrifice in Meghalaya`s West Garo Hills district.

Human sacrifice: Four arrested for killing girl

A woman and three members of her family killed their neighbour`s seven-year-old daughter after a self-styled godman said it would improve her marital relations, police in Uttar Pradesh`s Ballia district said on Saturday.

Minor boy`s head found, human sacrifice suspected

In a suspected case of human sacrifice, the head of a minor boy was found in a field in Gopiganj area, police said on Thursday.

Minor girl`s body found with kidney missing

A minor girl was found dead with one of her kidneys missing in village Bhitokhar
here, police said on Monday.

Minor girl`s body found in Barabanki

A minor girl was found dead with one of her kidneys missing in this Uttar Pradesh district, police said Sunday, adding that it could be "a case of human sacrifice".

Police probing human sacrifice angle in Thane children`s death

In a suspected case of human
sacrifice, two children were strangulated to death and seven
persons, including their parents, were arrested on murder
charges from Nalasopara here.

Body of Dalit boy found in field, human sacrifice suspected

The body of an 8-year old
Dalit boy of village Bhaipura here was found today in a field
in a suspected case of human sacrifice.

Beheaded body in Kali temple; not case of human sacrifice: Cops

A nude, beheaded body of an
unidentified man was found today in a Kali temple in Birbhum
district but police said it did not appear to be a case of
human sacrifice even as it arrested a man in this connection.

MP police to quiz DRDE scientists over human sacrifice bid

Two senior scientists of the DRDE in Gwalior, who allegedly tried to kill their junior colleague in a human sacrifice bid, will be interrogated as soon they return from leave, police said Monday.