Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 20:15
The police on Thursday rescued four persons including two women who were assaulted allegedly for practising witchcraft in the world`s largest river island Majuli in Assam`s Jorhat district, official sources said.
Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 21:29
The body of a four-year-old boy, suspected to have been killed by two persons practicising black magic, was found on Monday in Odisha`s Khurda district.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 13:48
A youth has been arrested for allegedly killing a 45-year-old villager in Dahanu taluka of the district on suspicion that he had been practising witchcraft, police said Wednesday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 06, 2013, 14:06
Tripura`s ruling CPI-M will launch a campaign against superstitions among tribals that often lead to killings, a senior minister said.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 19:35
A 55-year-old woman was hacked to death by a youth who suspected her of practicing black magic on him in Odisha`s Sundergarh district, police said on Wednesday.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 19:55
An elderly woman was lynched by some tea garden workers on suspicion of practising witchcraft in Helem Tea Estate in Assam`s Sonitpur district on Thursday.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 18, 2013, 18:11
A 45-year-old woman was thrashed to death by locals for allegedly practising witchcraft on a girl in southern Nepal, police said.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 17, 2013, 12:00
Three persons, accused of practising witchcraft, were lynched by a mob, police said.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 03, 2013, 16:51
A man was allegedly tortured and forced to eat dog excreta by eight of his relatives on the suspicion of practising witchcraft at Mawutieng in East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya, police said on Saturday.
Last Updated: Monday, July 29, 2013, 19:38
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.
Last Updated: Friday, July 26, 2013, 23:36
A village chief in Meghalaya’s East Khasi Hills district and two other office bearers, involved in forcing an alleged witchcraft practitioner to eat human excreta, were arrested.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 14:23
In an inhumane act, an elderly man was forced to eat excreta for allegedly practicing witchcraft by members of the village council in Meghalaya`s East Khasi Hills district recently.
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