Accused of “practising witchcraft”, a 33-year-old woman and her husband were brutally thrashed in Devgadhbaria taluka of Dahod district, police said. The accused are on the run.
The incident took place in Simlaghasi Kheda village on Saturday night (9 November). According to the complaint filed by the victim, Ramila Patel (33), her neighbours – Gajabhai Baria, his wife Rachli Baria and Mukheshbhai Baria – barged into her house Saturday night and assaulted her. When her husband, Ramesh Patel tried to intervene, they thrashed him too with wooden sticks and iron rods.
When the woman raised an alarm, other villagers came in and ...
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