Old woman killed on suspicion of withchcraft

Rourkela: An old woman was hacked to death in Sundergarh district on suspicion of practising witchcraft.

Police said Phoolmati Singh (60), who stayed alone at a house on the outskirts of Jarda village under Gurundia Police Station, was murdered on July 19 night by unknown villagers.

The body was found on Friday, police said adding that the villagers suspected her to be practising witchcraft.