Body of a woman suspected to have practised witchcraft, found

Rourkela: The body of a woman, Bernna Soren (55), was found in an isolated place about one km from her house in the remote village of Bisanpur about 30 km from here on Friday.

Bernna was living alone after the death of her husband Fulgenes Soren. People of the nearby areas suspected her of practising witchcraft.

Panchanan Naik, Inspector of Bisra police station, investigating the case suspected that the killing may have been due to the belief that she practised witchcraft.