Three villagers and a magician have been arrested by the police for the alleged human sacrifice of an eight-year-old girl many days after the dead body was recovered. The body of the girl was found at an isolated spot last week with both eyes gouged out, with injury marks on her private parts that raised suspicion of rape, but the post-mortem did not verify.
The prime accused Dilip Kumar is a resident of Padham village in the Naya Ramnagar police station area. He was informed by tantric Parwez Alam for a human sacrifice to avoid his pregnant wife’s miscarriage after unsuccessful years of pregnancy.
The couple rested their beliefs on Alam’s magic.
The police while further investigation found that the tantric advised the couple that the pregnant mother should wear a charm devoted with the blood and eyes of a virgin girl for which Dilip consulted his co-villager Tanveer Alam. Tanveer Alam is the one who had introduced the couple to the magician, and another villager Dashrath, who claimed to make arrangements for the sacrifice at his poultry farm in his village Pharda.
Accordingly, the girl was kidnaped last Thursday while returning home after delivering lunch to her father who is a fisherman along the banks of the Ganges. The SP further said that the trio met the magician in Khagaria who made an amulet after the gruesome crime which Dilip’s wife wore around her neck. The police have arrested Dilip, Tanveer, and Dashrath. A police team was sent to Khagaria from where the sorcerer was arrested.