Odisha

Elderly Couple Hacked To Death Over Suspicion Of Sorcery

**Mayurbhanj: ** In a bizarre incident, an elderly couple was hacked to death over suspicion of practicing witchcraft in Kathakia village under Kalamgadhi gram panchayat of Mayurbhanj district.

Sources reveal that the victims Hadi Purty (60) and Mandei Bhoi Purty (50) were hacked to death by the villagers in the wee hours of Monday when they were sleeping in their house on the outskirts of the village.

A scientific team has reached to investigate the whole incident. An accused, Vumber Purty has been detained by the Sarat police station for questioning.

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