Six held for killing man in Odisha

Six persons were arrested for alleged involvement in killing of a 50-year-old man suspecting him to be practising sorcery at Dhepaguda in Patapur area of Odisha's Ganjam district, police said on Thursday.

In first, IS beheads two Syria women for `sorcery`: NGO

Islamic State jihadists have beheaded two women in Syria for "witchcraft and sorcery", a monitor said on Tuesday, in the group`s first known decapitation of female civilians.

Tribal man beheaded in Odisha for practising sorcery

A 62-year-old tribal man was beheaded allegedly by a fellow tribesman in Odisha's Balasore district on the suspicion that he practised sorcery, police said on Friday.

Woman beaten, paraded naked for practising sorcery in Odisha

A 60-year-old tribal woman was beaten up and paraded naked in a village in Odisha`s Mayurbhanj district for allegedly practicing sorcery, police said Monday.

Qaeda kills Yemeni for `sorcery`: Local official

Suspected al Qaeda gunmen killed a Yemeni man in Hadramawt province Friday after accusing him of sorcery and practising black magic, which are banned under Islam, a local official said.

`Vampire` father eats daughter`s flesh in PNG

PNG is a sprawling nation where black magic, sorcery and cannibalism sometimes occur.

UN urges Papua New Guinea to fight sorcery

Papua New Guinea must tackle the scourge of sorcery-related murder, the United Nations said, after an elderly woman was beheaded in the Pacific nation.

Two women suspected of sorcery beheaded in PNG

Two elderly women were beheaded in Papua New Guinea after being tortured for three days, a report said, the latest in a string of sorcery-related crimes.

Oman: 24 Indians held for practicing sorcery

Police in Oman have arrested 24 Indians, including 13 women, in a raid for allegedly practicing sorcery and cheating people.

Saudi woman beheaded for `sorcery`

The beheading took to 73 the number of executions in
Saudi Arabia this year.

Papua New Guinea man eats son

Police said locals saw the man allegedly eating his own child.