Woman beaten to death on suspicion of witchcraft in Raipur; 12 held

A 55-year-old woman was beaten to death in Chhattisgarh's Bemetara district allegedly by her family members who suspected her of practising 'black magic', police said on Monday.

Witchcraft case: NHRC issues notice to Meghalaya authorities

NHRC issued notices to the authorities of East Khasi Hill district in Meghalaya in connection with a case in which a man was allegedly forced to eat human excreta by the village panchayat.

Tribal woman killed by nephew in witchcraft case in Orissa

A tribal woman was
hacked to death allegedly by her nephew at a remote village of Orissa`s Mayurbhanj district suspecting her to be practising witchcraft, police said Monday.