Odisha police family shaves Constable’s head over witchcraft charges

KalingaTV News Network

Phulbani: Charges of practicing witchcraft and attack on suspected persons are common among illiterate people in rural areas of the state. However, in a shocking incident, allegation of sorcery has been leveled against a police constable and that too from the family members of another police official in Kandhamal district on Tuesday.

According to reports, the family members of a police official thrashed a constable identified as Gaura Kanhar for allegedly practicing sorcery in Bidangi area of the district. The angry kin of the police personnel also shaved the constable’s head.

On being informed, Phulbani Sadar police rushed to the spot and rescued Kanhar and initiated an investigation into the incident.

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