Sorcery

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Sarfraz Ahmed dismisses Dinesh Chandimal's witchcraft claim

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Sarfraz Ahmed dismisses Dinesh Chandimal's witchcraft claim

Lanka won the Test series to spoil Pakistan`s perfect record at their adopted home of UAE in seven years. Pakistan had won five of the previous nine, with four drawn.

Nov 02, 2017, 19:18 PM IST
Black magic claims one precious life again: 10-year-old Bengaluru girl 'sacrificed' to 'cure' sick uncle

Black magic claims one precious life again: 10-year-old Bengaluru girl 'sacrificed' to 'cure' sick uncle

The Karnataka Police recently arrested four people from the Ramanagaram district in connection with the murder of a 10-year-old girl, who was sacrificed in a black magic ritual to cure her ailing uncle.

Mar 07, 2017, 14:46 PM IST

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.

Jul 02, 2015, 12:29 PM IST

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.

Jul 01, 2015, 01:31 AM IST

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.

Dec 26, 2014, 15:21 PM IST

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.

Jul 28, 2014, 14:25 PM IST

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.

Jul 12, 2014, 02:03 AM IST

`Vampire` father eats daughter`s flesh in PNG

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

Oct 11, 2013, 14:06 PM IST

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.

Apr 12, 2013, 12:45 PM IST

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.

Apr 08, 2013, 10:56 AM IST

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.

May 17, 2012, 08:53 AM IST

Saudi woman beheaded for `sorcery`

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

Dec 12, 2011, 20:59 PM IST

Papua New Guinea man eats son

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

Feb 05, 2011, 14:50 PM IST

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