2 children dead 2 injured after sorcery practices in Bengal
| Saturday | 15th February, 2020
Malda (WB): Two children have died and two others were injured after sorcery practices were allegedly performed on them in West Bengal's Malda district, police said on Saturday.
"The deceased boys were aged five and seven while two sisters aged three and six have been admitted to Malda Medical College and Hospital.
Parents of the children, all of them daily wagers, have said that sorcery practices were performed on the four boys and girls after they fell unconscious upon their return from a nearby jungle on Friday evening.
Preliminary investigation has suggested that the children might have eaten poisonous fruits in the jungle, a police officer said.
Local TMC MLA Dipali Biswas on Saturday visited the village and the children in the hospital.
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