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Family tries to sacrifice child in Assam, locals intervene on time

A school teacher and his family allegedly tried to sacrifice a three-year-old in their house in Udalguri district of Assam on Saturday, but locals intervened and immediately informed the police and the media.

Jul 07, 2019, 23:53 PM IST

Man sacrifices daughter to 'appease Allah during Ramzan', arrested

At midnight, he took her downstairs, made her sit on his lap and recited Quranic verses before slitting her throat with a sharp-edged knife.

Jun 10, 2018, 07:04 AM IST

Child sacrifice on lunar eclipse? Severed head of infant found atop roof

Police are probing the angle of human sacrifice after the severed head of an infant was found dumped on the terrace of a house in Hyderabad on Thursday.

Feb 03, 2018, 12:42 PM IST

Inca mummies show child sacrifice victims were drugged

Mummies of three children used as ritual sacrifices by the centuries-old Inca civilisation show they were fed a significant amount of drugs and alcohol for months to hasten their deaths.

Jul 30, 2013, 15:22 PM IST

Child sacrifice: BSF constable arrested

One of the BSF personnels who
had been detained in connection with case of suspected child sacrifice, was arrested in West Garo Hills district.

Oct 09, 2011, 22:24 PM IST

5 children `sacrificed` in Maha village, 4 held

In a suspected case of child sacrifice, 5 children of a family were killed in a village in Hingoli district.

Mar 18, 2010, 15:42 PM IST