Sorcery in Odisha: Girl sacrifice attempt foiled
KalingaTV News Network
Balasore: The Odisha police have detained three persons including the sorcerer for their alleged attempt to sacrifice a minor girl of Panchapadi village under Soro police station limits in the district last night.
Shockingly, the girl who was being taken for sacrifice happened to be the niece of the prime accused Kailash Mallick. His two associates have been identified as Gajendra Senapati and Basudev Senapati.
According to reports, Kailash was suffering from mental illness for a long time. He later consulted a sorcerer of Udala area in Mayurbhanj district who advised him to sacrifice an unmarried girl for his cure from mental illness.
Apparently, Kailash along with his associates tried to forcibly abduct his niece, a +3 1st year student, last night. However, their attempt foiled as the girl had screamed loudly.
The villagers rushed the spot hearing her screams and rescued the minor girl. They later handed over the accused persons to the Soro police.
The accused have been interrogated. Investigation is going on in this connection and truth will come out soon, said a police official.