Sundargarh (Odisha), Jan 28
In a shocking tale, five members of a family were been killed by unidentified assailants on the suspicion of witchcraft at a village under Koida block in Sundargarh district of Odisha.
According to police, a woman and her four minor children were killed in Koida block of the district. Investigation at crime scene indicates that the sensational crime was provoked by the suspicion of witchcraft.
The decomposed bodies have been recovered from a well today and six persons have been detained by police for interrogation, averred police sources.
Primary investigation it reveals that the incidence is related to sorcery and witchcraft, said a senior police officer, adding that further investigation in the case is underway.