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Woman Beaten Black & Blue, Paraded Naked Over Suspected Witchcraft

Puri: A woman suspected to be practicing sorcery was allegedly beaten black and blue and forced to parade naked in full public glare by members of a family at Nuasahi under Krushnaprasad block of Puri district. Though a case was registered in the Krushnaprasad Gada PS on 15 February 2020, inaction of police to book […]

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6 Get Life Term For Killing People On Suspicion Of Practising Witchcraft In Odisha

Keonjhar: A court here on Thursday sentenced six men to life imprisonment for killing six members of a family four years ago on the suspicion of practising witchcraft. Champua Additional District and Sessions judge Dolagobinda Barik also sentenced a woman to rigorous imprisonment for three years in the same case and acquitted two due to […]

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Woman Killed, Couple Ostracised Over Suspicion Of Witchcraft In Odisha

Nayagarh: Superstition continues to rule the roost in Odisha with three reported cases of witchcraft practices claiming life of one person and ostracizing a couple in different incidents. A report of gross superstition has come from Bangiriposhi block under Mayurbhanj district where a couple was ostracized from their own village by their relatives over suspicion […]

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Five More Persons Arrested In Witchcraft Torture Case In Odisha

Berhampur: Five more persons were arrested on Friday for their involvement in pulling out the teeth of six elderly persons and forcing them to consume human excreta at a village in Odisha’s Ganjam district suspecting them of practising witchcraft, a police officer said. With this, the total number of people arrested in connection with the […]