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Tribal couple killed, buried for practising black magic

By oneindia staff

Ranchi, July 8: A tribal couple was hacked to death and buried in a jungle in Palamau district on Saturday for allegedly practising black magic, a senior police officer said.

Tribal couple killed, buried for practising black magic

Three people were arrested based on a complaint registered by the victims' son, while a search is on to apprehend two others, SP Indrajeet Mahatha said.

The accused dragged Indradev Oraon and his wife Sukani Devi out of their Sarguja village house, took them to a jungle 10km away where they killed them with a sharp weapon and then buried the bodies, Mahatha said.

The victims' son has also lodged a complaint against six others for allegedly being involved in the killing, the SP said. Police have recovered the bodies.

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