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Man attacks grandmother accusing her of witchcraft

Press Trust of India  |  Thane (Mah) 

A 23-year-old man has been arrested by police in for allegedly assaulting his grandmother on suspicion that she practised black magic or

Vasant Guthe, the accused, is resident of Karajgaon-Patil Pada in Talasari in district.

According to police, Guthe went to the house of his grandmother (55) Tuesday afternoon and accused her of practising black magic.

When she objected, he allegedly took out a knife and hit her with it on the head, said of station.

When the woman's intervened, Vasant allegedly attacked her too.

A case under IPC section 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) was registered against Vasant and he was arrested, the said.

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First Published: Wed, November 07 2018. 17:45 IST