DHANGADI: In another shocking case of witchcraft, an elderly woman of Beladevipur VDC of Kalali district was mercilessly beaten and abused after being charged with practicing witchcraft, on Friday.
Raj Kumari Rana (65) of Beldevipur-8 was brutally assaulted and had her head tonsured by her own kin Nira Rana and Ram Singh Rana on the charge of witchcraft.
Nira, accusing the elderly woman of killing her new born baby some 8 years ago, confronted the elderly woman, stripped her and forced her to eat faeces.
Onlookers said that Ram, Nira’s brother-in-law, also accompanied Nira in manhandling the elderly woman.
The victim was injured after her brutal kin inserted a wooden stick into her anus. However, locals had stopped the attackers from assaulting her even further.
Police have apprehended Mira and her husband Lal Singh Rana and the injured elderly has been wheeled into Seti Zonal Hospital.