Couple killed over suspicion of black magic, two arrested
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.