The police in Telangana’s Karimnagar district on Tuesday arrested a self-styled sorcerer who allegedly beat up a 24-year previous lady to “push back evil spirits” 4 days in the past resulting in her loss of life Monday night time.
The sufferer, Kanukuntla Rajitha, mom of a two-month previous child lady, succumbed to accidents at a non-public hospital in Karimnagar city on Monday night time.
“We have now arrested the accused, Doggala Shyam and booked a case beneath Part 307 (try to homicide) on him. He was handed over to the Jaypur police station in Mancherial district, the place the incident occurred,” Karimnagar commissioner of police V B Kamalasan Reddy advised Hindustan Occasions.
The girl’s uncle Pulikota Ravinder, who engaged the sorcerer, was additionally arrested. “The accused have been produced earlier than the courtroom and despatched to 14-day judicial remand,” Reddy mentioned.
A video of Rajitha being crushed indiscriminately by Shyam on the pretext of driving away evil spirits from her surfaced within the social media on Monday.
Inquiries by the police revealed that Rajitha, an orphan, who pursued her commencement whereas staying in a social welfare hostel in Karimnagar, had been working as a salesgirl in a grocery store in Hyderabad since 2018. She got here involved with Mallesh from Gaddapaka village of Mancherial district, additionally a salesman and married him final yr.
Two months in the past, Rajitha delivered a child lady. Since then, she had not been protecting good well being. As she did not get better even after remedy within the authorities hospitals at Mancherial and Karimnagar, her in-laws approached sorcerer Shyam, a local of Gaddapaka, by Ravinder.
On the request of Ravinder, Shyam visited Mallesh’s home 4 days in the past and thrashed Rajitha severely stating that she was being troubled by evil spirits. He even received the “remedy” recorded in a cellular.
Unable to bear the torture, Rajitha fell unconscious. Her husband and in-laws introduced her to Karimnagar for remedy. They admitted her in a non-public hospital, the place she succumbed on Monday night time.
“The physique was handed over to the household after autopsy, which talked about that she died of inner bleeding within the head,” the police mentioned.