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.
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.
PNG is a sprawling nation where black magic, sorcery and cannibalism sometimes occur.
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 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.
Police in Oman have arrested 24 Indians, including 13 women, in a raid for allegedly practicing sorcery and cheating people.
The beheading took to 73 the number of executions in
Saudi Arabia this year.
Police said locals saw the man allegedly eating his own child.
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