Woman killed on witchcraft allegation

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- Post Report, DHADING

Jan 24, 2019-

A 25-year-old woman was hacked to death on charge of practicing witchcraft at Nilkantha Municipality-14 in Dhading district on Tuesday. According to the District Police Office, 16-year-old Suman Ale Magar murdered his neighbour Manita Ale Magar accusing her of being a witch. Suman reportedly attacked Manita with a Khukuri while the latter was going to her field to collect grass. She died on the spot. Police said Suman was apprehended from his house on Tuesday night. Neighbours said Suman used to often pick fights with Manita, blaming her for his mother’s illness. (PR)

Published: 24-01-2019 10:31

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