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Hyderabad shocker: Couple behead baby as sacrifice during 'super blue blood moon', arrested

Cab driver Kerukonda Rajasekhar had performed the rituals along with his wife Srilatha on the advice of a 'tantrik'.

Feb 16, 2018, 08:02 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

Man kills son, cuts his genitals to get rid of 'evil spirits' in Chhattisgarh

The accused Ramgopal Patel allegedly strangulated his son to death before "cutting his genitals and slitting parts of his head".

Nov 27, 2017, 20:44 PM IST

Shocking: Four-month old baby kidnapped for human sacrifice in Delhi

In a shocking incident, a 4-month old baby was kidnapped for human sacrifice in the northeast area of New Delhi.

Apr 17, 2016, 10:51 AM IST

Andhra Pradesh shocker: Boy murdered as human sacrifice ritual

In a gruesome incident, a five-year-old boy was murdered allegedly by a man in a suspected case of human sacrifice as part of a witchcraft-related ritual in Prakasam district here on Wednesday.

Oct 01, 2015, 09:32 AM IST

Maharashtra: Drowned boy's father booked in suspected human sacrifice case

 Days after three women were arrested in a suspected human sacrifice case involving a 12-year-old boy, whose body was recovered from Khadavli river in Kasara here, police have now booked his father for conspiracy and murder.

Jul 25, 2015, 13:12 PM IST

5-yr-old child killed, mob lynches man suspecting human sacrifice

The murder of a five-year-old child triggered an episode of mob frenzy as the man suspected to be behind the crime was lynched after being branded a 'tantrik' in Rangapara Tea Estate in Assam's Sonitpur district today.

May 29, 2015, 01:12 AM IST

Six get lifer for killing boy in human sacrifice ritual

A local court on Monday awarded life imprisonment to six people, including a couple, for killing a four-year-old boy in a human sacrifice ritual in 2014 in the state's Janjgir-Champa district.

May 18, 2015, 23:27 PM IST

Boy sacrificed in Kendrapara

In a case of human sacrifice, an eight-year-old boy was killed allegedly by an occultist at Gokhapada village in Odisha's Kendrapara district.

Apr 15, 2015, 13:02 PM IST

Man gets death penalty for human sacrifice

A court has awarded the death penalty to a man who beheaded a baby and drank its blood in West Bengal`s Bankura district two years ago.

Feb 04, 2014, 15:34 PM IST

Skull find shows women were sacrificed in ancient China

Archaeologists in China have unearthed the skulls of more than 80 young women who may have been sacrificed more than 4,000 years ago, state media reported Monday.

Dec 05, 2013, 20:56 PM IST

Tension over human sacrifice in Assam tea garden

Tension prevailed in a remote tea garden in Assam`s Cachar district on Friday after a labourer was allegedly killed by fellow workers as part of human sacrifice.

Jun 07, 2013, 16:30 PM IST

Policeman arrested for human sacrifice, skeletons recovered

A senior constable was arrested in Jharkhand`s Dhanbad district on charges of trying to sacrifice two girls, police said on Friday.

May 10, 2013, 09:24 AM IST

Largest human sacrifice site discovered in Mexico?

Archaeologists have unearthed a trove of skulls, dating back between AD 600 and 850, in what could be the largest mass human sacrifice in the violent history of Mexico`s ancient civilisations.

Jan 29, 2013, 19:19 PM IST

Minor girl abducted for `human sacrifice`; 2 held

A man and his son were on Thursday arrested for allegedly abducting a minor girl for "bali" (human sacrifice), police said.

Jan 27, 2012, 18:11 PM IST

Man held for human sacrifice of 10-year old girl

One person was arrested for
allegedly sacrificing a minor girl by strangulating her to death here, police said Wednesday.

Jan 11, 2012, 13:46 PM IST

Man detained for human sacrifice

Ganeswara Patabandha, a resident of Sundhola village, about 400 km from here, was detained Sunday after the villagers alleged he killed the boy Oct 26 for monetary gain.

Oct 31, 2011, 12:07 PM IST

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.

Oct 27, 2011, 17:50 PM IST

Human sacrifice bid foiled in Rajasthan temple

A bid to carry out human sacrifice
was on Friday foiled in a temple in Rajasamand district of
Rajasthan, police said.

Oct 21, 2011, 20:42 PM IST

Human sacrifice bid foiled in Rajasthan temple

A bid to carry out human sacrifice
was today foiled in a temple in Rajasamand district of
Rajasthan on Friday, police said.

Oct 21, 2011, 17:19 PM IST