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Six arrested for Witchcraft case in Kokrajhar

KOKRAJHAR: Police arrested six persons for involved in a witchcraft case at Jhornagra village, Kokrajhar.

Police registered a case in this regard themselves.

Last Thursday, the village committee of Jhornagra village ordered Badreswar Rabha and his family members to leave the village within a week on suspicion of practicing witchcraft.

As soon as Kokrajhar police came to know about the incident, they rescued the family and apprehended six persons including a VDP secretary on Friday evening.

They are identified as Karam Rabha, Longar Rabha, Jereng Rabha, Nitai Rabha, Sameswar Rabha and Pendor Rabha.

A case was registered in Kokrajhar police station 382/2019, u/s 4(I) (ii)/7/9(ii)/10/11 under the Assam Witch Hunting (prohibition,prevention and protection Act), 2015.

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