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In Odisha elderly tribal woman beheaded over witchcraft suspicion

In Odisha elderly tribal woman

Ground Report | New Delhi: In Odisha elderly tribal woman; An elderly tribal woman has been beheaded allegedly on suspicion of practicing witchcraft in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district, police said on Sunday.

In Odisha elderly tribal woman beheaded

The deceased has been identified as 62-year-old Jamuna Hansda resident of village Ballybhol Karanjia Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) Sudarshan Gangoi said.

Her body was found near the village on Sunday and two youths were taken into custody for questioning, Police said, adding that the head is yet to be recovered. Hansda’s family members alleged that a man was targeted after her recent death in the village, the official said, adding that she was last seen on Saturday evening.

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He said that a case of murder has been registered and further investigation is on. (In Odisha elderly tribal woman).

A 50-year-old man allegedly hanged himself

However In another incident, a 50-year-old man allegedly hanged himself after killing his wife and daughter in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district, police said. Its in-charge Inspector Pravat Kumar Sahu said that the incident happened on Friday night in Jota Chandpatna village of Jagatsinghpur Sadar police station area.

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Locals rescued the man’s wife and daughter and admitted them to hospitals in critical condition. The official said the daughter, who was in her early twenties, succumbed to her injuries during treatment at a local hospital, while her mother died on the way to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack. He said the incident is believed to be the result of a family dispute, but further investigation is on to ascertain the exact reason behind it.

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