India: Villager killed Over Suspicion of Witchcraft

November the 12th: On November the 1st police recovered the body of 45 year old Yeshwant Shanya Wadu, from Dongripada hamlet of Vaki, with multiple injuries. The body was sent for¬†postmortem and a case of accidental death was registered at that time.¬†However, the deceased’s son later lodged a complaint with police stating that his parents were brutally beaten by fellow villager – Nilesh Mohan Lolka, aged 25, as he suspected them of practising witchcraft. Read more here.

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