Father sacrifices daughter
Milli Gazette Online
Muzaffarnagar (Shamli): A case of human sacrifice came to light on June 16 when police got suspicious of the activities of Harikishan, his brother Arvind and wife Rekha. Rekha, however, managed to dodge the police. A five-year girl Surji was allegedly killed by them on the advice of a tantrik, Ompal of village
The culprits said that Rekha had been ill for the past few years. The tantrik told them that their problems would be solved if they please the goddess by sacrificing a young girl. Arvind lured Surji to the nearby jungle where they killed her.
In another case of human sacrifice on June 6 in Barut, situated on Delhi-Saharanpur state highway at a distance of 20km north from Baghpat city and 55 KM from Meerut city, a father killed his own daughter in Chaprauli area on the direction of a
The police said that Harbir of village Kurdi Nangal of Chapraul area lived with his family. His 15-year-old daughter Brijbala had been ill since the last two months. A tantrik told him that a ghost had gripped his daughter and he would be a prosperous man if he would sacrifice his daughter. Reportedly on the day of crime his daughter was busy with household work and his wife Shimla was out, Harbir asked his daughter to prepare a breakfast for him but after serving him she fainted. Harbir rushed to his daughter’s aid. But instead, remembering the tantrik’s advice, he slit her throat with a knife.
After killing Brijbala, Harbir came out from his house with his daughter’s head. Carrying the head, he was reportedly shouting on the village roads that he had sacrificed his daughter and that mother Kali would bless him and his family with wealth and health. A few people tried to catch hold of him but he dodged everybody and fled from there. Investigations are on by the police to catch both Harbir and the tantrik.
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