November 3rd, 2016
Girl Offered As Sacrifice In Assam
Superstitions have so much ingrained in our life that we hardly think about the customs we follow. Even when we live in a cyber age, there are still some occult practices followed in our country in the name of superstition. Another incident from Assam has come to light where a 4-year-old girl was allegedly beheaded and offered as a sacrifice by a ‘tantrik’ (witch doctor) in Assam to trace a lost mobile phone.
The girl Sunu Godba who was missing since last October 24 was allegedly tortured and beheaded by the witch doctor. The body of the girl was recovered on Monday afternoon from a forest near her home in Ratanpur tea estate in Charaideo district of upper Assam.
The gruesome act involved four people who under the influence of a person who practiced black magic committed such crime.
The human sacrifice was done to please the god to find a lost mobile phone which belonged to the daughter of one of the accused, Hanuman Bhumij. The Police arrested Bhumij and Ariful Ali who worked as an assistant for Tantrik, after locals caught both of them after the girl went missing.
The victim belonged to an Adivasi community. She was beheaded, and her hands were mutilated as an act of human sacrifice. Police say that there was no sign of sexual assault. Abdul Jalil, the main accused, is absconding.
Superstition has proved fatal one more time.
The Logical Indian thinks that one should know that superstition is the sign of backwardness and by spreading the light of education, we have to remove the darkness of superstitions from our country. We have to prove that we are not the country of tanks and serpent keepers, but we are a country of aware and educated citizens. It’s time to take an absolute stance against nonsense and condemn such rituals that are fatal.