Tag: Human Sacrifice

Bhagabati Temple At Banapur
A different puja: Symbolic sacrifice at this shrine marks beginning of Dussehra

When it comes to Shakti Peeths of Odisha, Maa Bhagabati temple at Banapur in Khordha needs no introduction. The famous shrine that houses Goddess Bhagabati, an avatar of Goddess Durga, attracts huge numbers of devotees all throughout the year.

  • Tuesday, 20 September 2022
Beheaded body of minor boy recovered in Bolangir, human sacrifice suspected

Bolangir: Police today recovered the headless body of a minor boy buried near a canal at Sundhimunda area of the district, some five kilometres away from his house in Sindhikela village. According to reports, the 9-year-old boy, identified as Ghanashyama Rana of Sindhikela, reportedly went missing on October 13. Sources said a missing complaint was […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Sorcery whiff in attack on minor boy!

Balasore: A four-year-old boy is now battling for life at a hospital in Nilagiri in Balasore after he was rescued in a critical condition from his house late on Saturday. It is suspected that it could be a case of alleged human sacrifice as a black cloth was wrapped around the minor boy’s neck with […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Man detained on charges of killing daughter for wife

Nuapada:  An eight-year-old girl has allegedly been killed by her father in a suspected black magic related sacrifice at Dhekunpani village under Komna police limits in Nuapada district. Though the incident occurred on October 26, the matter came to light after police detained the father in connection with the incident today. Sources said, the accused […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Man arrested over alleged human sacrifice bid

Bhubaneswar: A man and his associates have been detained by Khandagiri police today over allegations of attempting human sacrifice at Raghunath Nagar in the city. As per allegations a land owner in the vicinity along with few others had brought a child with them and was performing some rituals last midnight by digging a 20 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Congress Protest
Congress demands arrest of BJP leader over human sacrifice, fraud

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Congress today demanded arrest of BJP leader Sashi Sahoo for his alleged involvement in land fraud, chit fund scam and human sacrifice. The Congress activists, who carried out a bike rally from Congress Bhawan at Master Canteen in the Capital city to the DCP office here, protested in front of the DCP office […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Bolangir sacrifice
Bolangir: Man hacks sister to death as human sacrifice

Bolangir: In another ghastly manifestation of superstition, a man on Wednesday hacked his sister with a sword to death and later went on to claim it was an act of human sacrifice to appease village goddess in Dangaghata village under Bolangir sadar police limits in the district. As per allegations, Tripura Mallick of Dangaghata village […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Baby girl abducted from UP rescued in Balasore

Balasore: Nilagiri police on Monday rescued an unidentified girl child, who was kidnapped from Allahabad station, from a mutt near Panchalingeswar temple in Nilagiri area here. According to sources, the child was abducted by two god men for human sacrifice. On being informed about the incident, the police detained the two god men with the […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
9-year-old Bolangir boy was beheaded in ‘human sacrifice’: Police

Bolangir: Police today claimed to have cracked the mystery behind the brutal murder of a 9-year-old boy whose headless body was recovered from near Sudhimunda canal in Bolangir earlier this week. According to police, the boy identified as Ghanshyama Rana was beheaded as part of a human sacrifice ritual performed by his uncle Kunja Rana […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Body of newborn found near rail tracks in Titlagarh, human sacrifice suspected

Titlagarh: Police today recovered the body of a newborn from near the railway tracks in Bahidarpada area of Titlagarh in Bolangir district. While the exact reason behind the death is yet to be ascertained, police suspect that it could be a case of human sacrifice or witchcraft. According to reports, locals spotted the body near […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
12-Year-Old Girl 'Sacrificed' In Odisha

Bolangir: Palpable tension prevailed in Sindhikela area of the district after allegations of sacrifice of a 12-year-old girl came to fore. As per reports, Sobhaban, the son of one Musur Rana of Salebarat village asked her 12-year-old sister to accompany him to the bus stop five days ago. But after several hours, the girl did […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Missing Minor Girl From Bolangir A Victim Of Human Sacrifice, Police Reveal She Was Killed By Own Brother

Bolangir: Despite the fact that government has laws to punish people involved in evil practices, interior areas of the State continue to remain in the grip of superstition. A 12-year-old girl, who went missing from Sindhekela of Bolangir district last month on 24th, was allegedly sacrificed by her own brother. Such a shocking revelation was […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Woman Demands Death Penalty For Son Who Sacrificed His Own Sister For Sorcery

Bolangir: Days after losing her daughter in the very hands of her own son, a woman of the district has now urged the court of law to pronounce death sentence for the accused son. One Rukmani Rana of Salebarat village under Sindhikela police has sought capital punishment for her son Sobhaban Rana who sacrificed his […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Human Sacrifice To Prevent Coronavirus? Priest Hacks Man In Odisha Temple

Cuttack: Is the fear of novel coronavirus (n-CoV), mushrooming across the length and breadth of the globe, seeding superstitions in the minds of the people dwelling in remote areas? Unfortunately to a great extent, is what Wednesday night’s incident in Athagarh hints at. A priest engaged at Brahmani Dei Temple in Bandhahuda area under Narasinghpur […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021