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Branded As Witch, 81-Year-Old Woman Garlanded With Shoes, Face Blackened


The police made the arrests only after the video of the incident was widely circulated on social media and came to Chief Minister's notice, prompting him to direct police to register an FIR.

Shimla:

Twenty one people were arrested for allegedly parading an 81-year-old woman in her village after blackening her face and garlanding her with shoes on the suspicion that she practised sorcery, police said on Sunday.

The police made the arrests only after the video of the incident, which took place on Wednesday, was widely circulated on social media and came to Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur ...


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