3 persons charred to death for suspected witchcraft in Jharkhand

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Lohardaga (Jharkhand), Apr 18: In a suspected case of witchcraft, three members of a family were charred to death and another suffered severe burns when villagers set fire to a house at Gudi Teka Toli in Lohardaga district.

Superintendent of Police Kartik S today said villagers used inflammable substance to set their house on fire last night and Gobardhan Bhagat, Bhado Bhagtain and Sukhmania Bhagat were burnt to death.

3 persons charred to death for suspected witchcraft in Jharkhand

The injured person has been admitted to a hospital.

Another member of the house, Charia Bhagat, managed to flee, the SP said. It was a case of superstition and witchcraft, he said.

PTI 

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