TITLE

Rajasthan woman,85, stripped and tortured for being a 'witch'

PUB. DATE
October 2015
SOURCE
Day After;10/13/2015, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the complaint of an 85-year-old woman, Chau Bai, that she was tortured with searing tongs and stripped after being branded as a witch in Rajasthan's Bihara village in Jaipur, India. Details of the investigation launched by the police were given, including the motives of the villagers for torturing Chau Bai and the punishment for the violation of the Rajasthan Prevention of Witch Hunting Act 2015 is cited.
ACCESSION #
110344974

 

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