Ranchi, July 11 (IANS) Two minor children’s headless bodies were recovered on Thursday in Jharkhand’s Latehar district, police suspect it a case of human sacrifice.
The bodies found in Semarhut village were identified as Nirmal Oraon (10) and Sheela Kumari (six). Both children belong to different families and were missing since Wednesday evening.
The villagers have blamed a Sunil Oraon, who is currently apprehending, for the murders which he carried out due to superstitious beliefs.
“A magistrate has been appointed to probe the incident,” said police officer Prabhakar Munda.