Villagers lynch woman holding her responsible for boy's death
Nawada (Bihar), Aug 27 (PTI) A 60-year-old woman was
beaten to death in Bihar's Nawada district allegedly by
neighbours accusing her of practising witchcraft, the police
said on Tuesday.
The incident occurred at Kalliyatand Tola of Taraun
village under Kauwakol police station area on Monday night,
hours after the death of a 12-year-old boy who was ailing for
a long time.
Suspecting that the boy died because of witchcraft
performed by the victim, identified as Chinta Devi, her
neighbours lynched the elderly woman, police said.
Her daughter has lodged an FIR against four persons.
Of the four, a man and his son were arrested,
Superintendent of Police Hari Prasath S said.
The death of the arrested man's 12-year-old son led to
the attack on Chinta Devi. PTI CORR AR NN