Woman Called Witch; Suspected Murdered in Midnapore


Midnapore: A Woman has been suspected to be murdered by locals in West Midnapore’s Pingla as she was thought to be a witch, a superstitious belief people still follow in remote areas, on Saturday, said Police. Police have begun Investigation.

According to Police sources, people of that area were falling sick from different ailments. The local residents of that area blamed the woman for her death. Later locals started calling her ‘Witch’ and blamed her for her evil vision for the sickness prevailing in the area.

The woman got out of her home on Saturday and didn’t return at all. Family of the woman complained at the Pingla Police Station alleging that she has been killed by locals as she has been termed witch.