NEW DELHI: Humanity was ashamed yet again in India when 3 women accused of witchcraft were beaten and paraded half naked in Bihar.
The incident is reported to have taken place in Muzzafarpura, Hammari police station area, where mob coming to learn about alleged witchcraft of 3 women thrashed them badly in public, cut their hair and paraded them in in entire village.
Local sources said despite so called strict lockdown instructions by the admin0istration, people in large number gathered at the place, some for fun and some for dispensing their own style of justice.
People who reported the incident to local police said that earlier, some people of the village had called the panchayat, accusing the three women of learning tantra-mantra. There the alleged Panchas decreed the order of cutting hair and feeding dirt.
They said villagers had threatened them with dire consequences when the incident was reported to local police.
Meanwhile, when approached by media, SDO, East Muzaffarpur Kundan Kumar says, “This is a crime. The police after a thorough investigation will take an action against the accused”.