The incident occurred in Kadamtali village in Gajole police station area on Friday (Representational)
Two children died and two have been injured after sorcery practices have been allegedly carried out on them in West Bengal’s Malda district, police talked about proper now.
The incident occurred in Kadamtali village in Gajole police station area on Friday evening time, an officer talked about.
“The deceased boys were aged five and seven while two sisters aged three and six have been admitted to Malda Medical College and Hospital. An investigation has been initiated and the cause of the deaths is yet to be ascertained,” district Superintendent of Police Alok Rajoria talked about.
Mother and father of the youngsters, all of them every single day wagers, have talked about that sorcery practices have been carried out on the four women and boys after they fell unconscious upon their return from a close-by jungle on Friday evening. The kids had gone there to play, they talked about.
Preliminary investigation has urged that the youngsters may have eaten some poisonous fruits inside the jungle, a police officer talked about.
Native Trinamool Congress MLA Dipali Biswas visited the village proper now. She moreover visited the youngsters inside the hospital. “This is a case of superstition. The children might have survived had the parents taken them to doctors instead of sorcerers. I have urged the villagers to shun such superstitious beliefs,” she talked about.
A medical group has moreover been despatched to the village, properly being officers talked about.