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Shillong (Meghalaya) [India], October 14 (ANI): In a shocking incident, an 80-year-old man was allegedly buried alive by his kin on suspicion of him being a practitioner of witchcraft here in West Garo Hills, the police said on Tuesday.
Updated : 2 weeks, 5 days ago IST
Karbi Anglong (Assam) [India], October 3 (ANI): Nine people have been arrested for their alleged involvement in a case where a mob killed two persons in Karbi Anglong district here after some locals suspected them of "practising witchcraft" and a kangaroo court decided to punish them.
Updated : 3 months ago IST
Jajpur (Odisha) [India], July 21 (ANI): A miscreant killed an elderly couple and set their house on fire over suspicion of 'practising sorcery' at Suri Sahi tribal village under Kalinga Nagar police station limits of Jajpur.
Updated : 11 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Mandi (Himachal Pradesh) [India], Nov 11 (ANI): Twenty-one people have been arrested for allegedly beating and parading an old woman upon suspicion of witchcraft here in Sarkaghat.
Updated : 11 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Sheopur (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Nov 1 (ANI): In a bizarre incident caught on camera, a snake bite victim was seen being treated by witchcraft inside the emergency ward of the district hospital.
Updated : 1 year ago IST
Ganjam (Odisha) [India], Oct 3 (ANI): In a grisly incident, six elderly men were allegedly forced to eat human excreta and their teeth were pulled out by a group of villagers in Gopapur, Khallikote here who suspected them of practising witchcraft.
Updated : 1 year, 3 months ago IST
Giridih (Jharkhand) [India], July 23 (ANI): Two women and one man were forced to drink urine by five locals, on 'suspicion' of practising witchcraft. Police have arrested four accused involved in this case.
Gumla (Jharkhand) [India], July 23 (ANI): Eight people were arrested on Monday in connection with the murder of four persons who allegedly practised witchcraft here in Gumla.
Gumla (Jharkhand) [India], July 21 (ANI): Four elderly members of three different families were brutally murdered by unidentified persons in Siskari area here in the wee hours of Sunday allegedly over their involvement in witchcraft.
Updated : 2 years, 8 months ago IST
Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India], Feb 18 (ANI): A 65-year-old woman and her 35-year-old daughter were allegedly forced to eat human excreta and their heads were tonsured by their neighbours on the suspicion of practising "witchcraft".
Updated : 3 years, 2 months ago IST
Kannauj (Uttar Pradesh) [India], June 7 (ANI): In yet another appalling incident of witchcraft and black magic, a 14-year-old girl was allegedly beheaded by a tantric in Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj district, as a 'sacrifice' to the deity.
Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India], Dec.14 (ANI): A non-government organisation has been active in Jharkhand's Ranchi district to spread awareness against the archaic practice of witchcraft.