Superstitious villagers lynch couple in Jharkhand


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.


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