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Topic result for 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.

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.

NEET innerwear row: Kerala Police arrest 5, NTA panel to reach spot
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.

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.

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.

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 […]

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 Jul 2021
  • Angul
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 […]

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 […]

5-yr-old girl killed using ‘black magic’
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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. 

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, […]

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 […]

Bizarre! Black Magician Attempts To Resurrect Dead Man In Odisha Hospital Morgue

Kalahandi: Can a human dead body come alive with rituals? Despite widespread awareness, villagers in remote areas continue to fall prey to superstitions to resurrect the dead. In one such bizarre incident, an occult practitioner performed black magic rituals inside the mortuary of Kalahandi district headquarters hospital in a futile bid to bring a dead […]

Odisha Man Killled For 'Practicing Sorcery'

Malkangiri: Superstition prevailed over rational thinking leading to the tragic loss of man’s life in the village of Orelguda under Poteru Police Outpost limits in Malkangiri District. In the shocking incident, a man suspected of practicing black magic was allegedly beaten to death in the village. As per sources, one Deba Banjami of Orelguda village […]

Odia-speaking Man 'Burnt Alive' In Andhra For Practising 'Black Magic'

Koraput: A 55-year-old Odia speaking man in Potalbandh village under Dumuriguda Police limits in Andhra Pradesh near Odisha border was allegedly burnt alive by villagers on suspicion of practising black magic. The deceased has been identified as Jayaram Khila, who was allegedly tied and set on fire by some local residents in the village. After […]

Rationalists Vs Myth: Odisha's Nayagarh Kid has the 'other' touch, not the Midas' golden touch!

Nayagarh: The myth of King Midas golden touch is well known. But in Odisha’s Nayagarh, a myth doing rounds is a Class VII boy has developed a touch of the other kind – whatever objects he touches they get smeared with human excreta. The situation has turned so worrying that the minor boy was abandoned […]

Human Skulls Recovered Near River Bank In Odisha

Jagatsinghpur: Close on the heels of an alleged incident of human sacrifice in Cuttack district, police on Friday recovered four human skulls near the banks of a river in Jagatsinghpur district. The recovery of human skulls triggered panic in Krushnanandapur Nuagaon area under Tirtol police limits. Police suspect that it could be a case of […]