Woman beaten to death on suspicion of witchcraft

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Woman beaten to death on suspicion of witchcraft

Monday, 07 January 2019 | PTI | Muzaffarpur

A 60-year-old woman was beaten to death on the suspicion of practising witchcraft at a village in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district on Sunday, police said.

The deceased has been identified as Kusum Devi,wife of one Ram Vilas Thakur of Dargah village, Deputy Super intendent of Police (DySP) (East) GauravPandey said.

Around half-a-dozen strongmen of a particular family of the village caned the old woman to death after branding her as a “witch”, he said.

The body has been sent to Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital here for post-mortem.         

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