ADVERTISEMENT

Superstitious villagers lynch couple in Jharkhand

ADVERTISEMENT

A young couple was allegedly lynched by superstitious villagers in Harajoda village of West Singhbhum district in Jharkhand, police said today.

The decomposed bodies of Budhram Mahali (35) and his wife Kunti (30) were recovered from a nearby jungle yesterday.

According to the initial investigation, they were beaten to death by villagers four days ago. The villagers suspected that the couple practised witchcraft.

Police were investigating the matter. No arrests have been made so far, they added.

NNN

© Copyright 2012 NetIndian. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of NetIndian content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of NetIndian Media Corporation. Write to info[AT]netindian[DOT]in for permission to use content. Read detailed Terms of Use.