Cou­ple killed over sus­pi­cion of black magic, two ar­rested

The Hitavada - - NATION -

A WOMAN and her hus­band were al­legedly hacked to death at a vil­lage in Pune dis­trict on the sus­pi­cion that she was prac­tis­ing black magic, po­lice said on Fri­day.

The in­ci­dent took place on Thurs­day at Aundhe vil­lage, around 50 kms from here and the vic­tims were iden­ti­fied as Li­l­abai Mukane (47) and her hus­band Navasu Mukane (55), po­lice said.

Two per­sons, iden­ti­fied as Jaitu Borkar and Ba­ban Mukane, were ar­rested by Khed po­lice in this con­nec­tion, they said. Ac­cord­ing to the sources, the de­ceased woman was a quack, but some peo­ple in the vil­lage, lo­cated in Khed tehsil, sus­pected that she was prac­tis­ing black magic.

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