India: Mother and son burnt to death for practicing witchcraft in Chhindwara

A mother and her three-year-old son were burned to death on April 2, 2013. They had been accused of practicing witchcraft in Pandhurna in Chhindwara district, which is about 171 miles south east of Bhopal. Their neighbors had suspected that the woman was a tonhi (sorceress). Their accusations resulted in the neighbors attacking and setting both mother and child on fire. Read more here.

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