Charaideo (Assam), August 11
A five-year-old girl has been found murdered in Assam’s Charaideo district in a suspected case of human sacrifice and an occult practitioner arrested, the police said on Wednesday.
The girl, youngest of five siblings, was kidnapped from her house in a tea estate by unidentified persons while she was asleep on Monday and her eldest sister filed a missing complaint on Tuesday. The child’s body was recovered from the Singlu river on Tuesday night and red cloth with ashes was found on the riverbank. — PTI