Tag: Witchcraft

Man Beaten To Death On Suspicion Of Practising Witchcraft In Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Superstition can be fatal. It was yet again proved in Malkangiri where a man was allegedly murdered on suspicion of practising witchcraft by a kangaroo court set up by the villagers. The deceased, identified as one Irma Kartami of Itaguda village under Kalimela Police limits of the district was reportedly beaten to death after […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Double Murder in Jajpur, Woman Fed Pig Excreta in Malkangiri Over Sorcery
Double Murder Over Sorcery In Jajpur, Another Brutally Tortured In Malkangiri

Jajpur/Malkangiri: There seems to be no respite from superstition-related crimes in Odisha with the killing of two persons and torturing of a woman coming to fore in Jajpur and Malkangiri on Monday. While a man and a woman were allegedly murdered on suspicion of practicing witchcraft in Jajpur district, a woman was brutally tortured and […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
3 Get Life Term For Killing Couple On Witchcraft Suspicion In Odisha

Keonjhar: A lower court today convicted three persons in connection with murder of a couple on suspicion of practicing witchcraft at Saharpur village under Nayakote police limits in Keonjhar district in 2014 and sentenced them to life imprisonment. Keonjhar Additional District & Sessions Judge (ADSJ) Court found the trio -Basant Dehury, Gautam Penthei and Mitu […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
Odisha: Man 'Killed, Burnt' Over Witchcraft In Malkangiri

Malkangiri: A man was allegedly killed and later set on fire over practising sorcery. The incident has been reported from Udaygiri village, one of the cut-off areas under Padia police limits of the district on Thursday. As per complaint lodged by the family members of Baga Kabasi, some people called him out of his house […]

  • Sunday, 11 April 2021
Priests Walk Over Women In Chhattisgarh
Priests Walk Over Women To 'Bless Them With Children', Watch Bizarre Ritual In Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh: At times, blind faith in superstitious practices contradict modern science so much so that logical theories developed to counter prevailing false beliefs and generate a scientific curiosity among people go for a complete toss. Uncanny as it may sound, last Saturday at the Dhamtari district in Chhattisgarh hundreds of married women yearning to conceive […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Superstition rules roost in Odisha
Forced Out Of Village, Family In Odisha Takes Shelter Under Culvert

Balasore: The pain that goes parallel with superstition and inhumanity has again reared its ugly head in the State, this time from a village in Balasore, where three members of a family were meted out physical torture and forced to leave their home allegedly on the charges of practising sorcery. This shocking incident reported from […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021