Five-year-old boy beheaded in Assam; accused tantrik lynched

Simmering tension prevailed in Assam after a tantrik sacrificed a five-year-old boy to appease God and was later lynched by an irate mob, police said on Friday.

Tantrik held for torturing girl during 'treatment' in Chhattisgarh

A 21-year-old girl was allegedly tortured by a 'baiga' (self-proclaimed healer) in the name of "exorcism" to cure her illness in Raipur district.

Tantrik rapes minor girl in Chhattisgarh

An eight-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a witch doctor (tantrik) at Amalibhata village in Korba district in Chhattisgarh, police said on Wednesday.

Shocking: Tantrik presses hot iron sickle to baby to cure her of pneumonia

In a shocking incident in Shivpuri, Madhya Pradesh, a six-month-old girl was severely burned by a tantrik, to cure her of pneumonia.

Report of engaging tantrik with Dabholkar`s soul nonsense: Pol

Former Pune police chief Gulabrao Pol on Monday described as "utter nonsense" a media report, claiming that out of desperation to crack the murder case of anti-superstition crusader Narendra Dabholokar, he involved a tantrik to "communicate" with the slain rationalist`s "soul".

Child found murdered, `sacrifice` angle not ruled out: Police

Child`s body was found in a sack yesterday, Sirsa district police chief Sourabh Singh said.

Minor raped by tantrik

A 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a tantrik in Jarwal road area, police sources said on Sunday.

Tantrik gets 10-yr jail for raping minor daughter

A `tantrik` has been sentenced to 10 years in jail by a Delhi court for repeatedly raping his 14-year-old minor daughter, relying solely on her testimony.

`Tantrik` jailed for cheating woman, outraging her modesty

A Delhi court has sentenced a self-styled tantrik to three years in jail for cheating and outraging the modesty of a woman.

Woman forced to have sex with tantrik for son kills self

Four persons were arrested here in connection with the suicide of a 39-year-old woman who was allegedly forced by her husband and in-laws to have sexual relations with a tantrik.

`Tantrik` sent to 7 years in jail for raping woman

Jai Narain, 41, an occultist who was popularly known as Bhawani Baba, had raped the woman in May 2009.

UP: Infant buried on tantrik`s advice, survives

A nine-day-old child was buried alive by his parents in Hapur on the advice of an occult practitioner.

Tantrik beheads boy for `divine powers`

A `tantrik` who allegedly beheaded a 10-year-old boy to obtain "divine powers" has been arrested in yet another case of human sacrifice in Chhattisgarh, police said Thursday.

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.

Tantrik arrested for sexually exploiting college student

An occultist has been arrested
here for allegedly sexually exploiting a college student and
making obscene videos of her, police said Tuesday.

`Fake` Tantrik arrested

Many people, including women,
came calling on `Tantrik Baba Shahzad` seeking his
intervention to get over their problems in life and gave
whatever `offerings` he asked for.

Tantrik arrested for raping seven, a Bangladeshi national

After his arrest, police discovered Rs 87,30,000 in cash,
and gold and diamond jewellery worth Rs 13,70,000 in his
Kalyan flat.

Self-proclaimed Tantrik`s police custody extended till Dec 7

A local court on Friday extended till
December 7 the police custody of a self-proclaimed tantrik,
arrested for raping six teenagers and their domestic help,
allowing the investigators to question him for four more days.

Tantrik`s house of horror? Boy sacrificed, bones found

A tantrik, his wife and five disciples have been arrested in Bhilai, Chhattisgarh, for sacrificing a two-year-old boy in the belief that it would bring them wealth, police said.