Tag: Black Magic

Blind Beliefs
Black Magic, Sorcery Rampant As Unknown Disease Claims Lives

This is tribal-dominated Paraja Sahi in Tentulikhunti of Nabarangpur district. An unknown disease claimed 5 lives in 10 days in the village.Villagers called a sorcerer & made animal sacrifices.

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  • Tuesday, 18 October 2022
Man surrenders after hacking sorcerer to death in Odisha’s Jajpur
Man surrenders after hacking sorcerer to death in Odisha’s Jajpur

Shantanu Behera, a resident of Bandha Gaon, hacked the sorcerer to death as the latter failed to get the former's estranged wife back to him.

  • Friday, 02 September 2022
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2 men steal head of corpse from burning pyre, reason will leave you shocked

The ASP said that Kuber Gangwar, 60, had died a natural death and his family performed the last rites at a cremation ground outside the village on Tuesday afternoon and left.

  • Thursday, 28 July 2022
Witch Hunting
Odisha Woman Kept Under House Arrest Over Suspicion Of Practicing 'Black Magic'

In a shocking incident, a woman was allegedly kept under house arrest by residents of Chemachata village under Kuldiha wildlife sanctuary in Balasore, over suspicions of practicing black magic.

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  • Tuesday, 24 August 2021
Elderly Couple Attacked Over Black Magic Suspicion In Odisha’s Ganjam
Elderly Couple Attacked Over Black Magic Suspicion In Odisha’s Ganjam

In a similar instance on August 11, a woman and her daughter were allegedly tied with ropes and mercilessly beaten by a group of men on suspicion of practicing witchcraft at Gadigaon village under Khunta Police limits in Mayurbhanj district.

  • Friday, 20 August 2021
Man arrested for killing wife in Sambalpur

Sambalpur: Police have arrested a man for allegedly killing his wife in Hitsara village under Naktideul police limits in Sambalpur. The accused, identified as Chagala Sethi also confessed to have murdered his wife on October 30 in a nearby forest. The matter came to light after the decomposed body of the deceased woman identified as […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Black magic performed at hospital to cure Odisha woman of snakebite

Angul: In yet another incident of regressive practices still being followed, family members of a woman, who was bitten by a snake, performed black magic on her without seeking medical help. The incident took place at the Community Health Centre in Chhendipada of Angul district where a patient Jhuna Bhutia from Mamuria village was admitted. […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Sorcerer attempts to resurrect dead boy in Bolangir DHH

Bolangir: In yet another case of black magic in hospital premises, family members of a 15-year-old boy, who died of snake bite, took help of a sorcerer to resurrect the deceased in Bolangir district headquarter hospital Wednesday. The deceased has been identified as Madhu Payasingh of Digasira village under Sindhekela police limits in the district. According […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Man attacks sister-in-law over suspicion of practising witchcraft

Keonjhar: Superstition can lead to severe consequences as it happened in case of a woman who was murderously attacked by her brother-in-law over allegation of  practising  black magic in Keonjhar today. According to information, the incident took place at Deuladiha village under Sadar police limits in Keonjhar district where the woman identified as Laxmipriya was […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
5-yr-old girl killed using ‘black magic’

Jeypore: Three persons were detained by police today for killing a 5-year-old girl allegedly using black magic in Sorasapadar village under Pottangi police limits in Koraput district. After villagers came to know about the girl’s’ death they ransacked the house of three persons including one Bibhisana on suspicion of their involvement. There they a found […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Mother, daughter hacked over suspected witchcraft

Bhubaneswar: In a shocking incident, a woman and her daughter were hacked to death for allegedly practising witchcraft in Ragadisahi of Telkoi in Keonjhar district. The deceased have been identified as Kalabati Dalanaik (55) and her 15-year-old daughter Seema. Kalabati’s husband Bhubana and son (22) have also been injured after the family was attacked by […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
7 held for ‘killing’ two ‘black magic practitioners’

Mohana: Police on Tuesday arrested seven persons of Chudangapur village under Adaba police limits in Gajapati district in connection with the killing of two persons for ‘practising sorcery.’ Sources said, these villagers along with some others had allegedly killed two residents of their village- Ganga Gamanga (45) and Biranchi Bastaray (48), suspecting them of practising […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
14 Arrested In Odisha For Brutalising, Killing Man Over Sorcery
14 Arrested In Odisha For Brutalising, Killing Man Over Sorcery

In an act of extreme brutality, a man was forced to eat human excreta and asked to pull out his own teeth before being allegedly murdered by a group of villagers who suspected him of practicing black magic in Odisha’s Ganjam district. 

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
23 arrested for attacking man for black magic

Berhampur: Twenty-three persons, including two women were arrested on charge of attacking a 35-year-old man for allegedly practising black magic at a village in Odisha’s Ganjam district, the police said today. While the accused from Mayangi village in Sorada police station limit were arrested yesterday, some otehrs allegedly involved in teh incident are at large, […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Woman poisoned for practicing witchcraft, accused duo arrested

Keonjhar: A woman was allegedly poisoned by her sister-in-law and nephew for performing black magic at Hadabahal village under Ramachandrapur police limits here on Monday. “Based on complaint filed by son of the deceased woman, we have arrested the accused duo – Hira Majhi and Rabindra,” informed Ramachandrapur IIC, Rajendra Swain adding that they are […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021