Dalit woman forced to drink urine in Bihar

Patna, July 31: A Dalit woman was allegedly beaten up and forced to drink her urine by four men after branding her as a "witch" at Pipra village in Bihar's Darbhanga district, police said today.

Four persons beat up a Dalit woman and subsequently forced her to drink her urine on Thursday for allegedly practising witchcraft, Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) Anjani Kumar said.


The woman left the village after the incident, the SDPO said, adding that she lodged an FIR yesterday.

The incident occurred after some children of the village fell ill and some locals believed that it might be the result of witchcraft allegedly practised by the woman, he said.


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