Murder of five-member family on allegations of witchcraft: Jharkhand High Court takes suo moto cognizance

The Court said that it was very disturbed by the news as per which five persons including a 5-year-old child were killed at Pahar, Gumla after a village council sentenced them to death.
Jharkhand High Court
Jharkhand High Court

The Jharkhand High Court has taken took suo motu cognizance of the gruesome murder of five members of a family who were killed on orders of a village council on allegation that they were practicing witchcraft (Court on its own motion v. State of Jharkhand)

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