A 55-year-old man was beaten to death allegedly by his fellow villagers, who suspected him of practicing witchcraft, in Jharkhand’s Lohardaga district on Monday. The police have registered an FIR but no arrests have been made so far.
According to the police, the residents of Nagri village suspected his fellow resident Savna Oraon of being involved in witchcraft. “On Monday, one Mahadev Oraon, also from the same village, had gone to take bath at a well near his house.
Since this summer the 38-year-old, who was put in psychiatric care in Hässleholm in February, has been allowed to walk freely within hospital grounds for 15 minutes at a time, despite the prosecutor’s objection.
“In my opinion he is dangerous, it is too early to grant him leave,” said prosecutor Lisa Åberg.
He escaped on Tuesday afternoon last week and is believed to have travelled south to Malmö since. According to Sydsvenskan he has been looking for his ex-wife, who is living under protected identity.
A planned musical concert show by Samini at the Tamale sports stadium has been cancelled following the exchange of gunfire between two feuding groups in the city. Sources say the shooting was as a result of a clash between family members of a woman accused of witchcraft and youth of Dagbandaba Fon.
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