Monday, March 20, 2006

Indian 'witchcraft' family killed

'A family of five has been beheaded in Sonitpur district, north-east India, by a mob who accused them of witchcraft. The tea plantation worker and his four children had been blamed for causing a disease which killed two other workers and made many unwell in Assam state. About 200 villagers tried and sentenced the family in an unofficial court, then publicly beheaded them with machetes...' More


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