The woman married the defendant in 2019, and strange black magic rituals were initiated by her family after she reportedly had a failed pregnancy.
Updated on – Sat Jan 23 – 1:56 PM
Pune: In a bizarre example of superstition, a married woman was forced to drink water mixed with human bone powder and ash to help her conceive, police said Saturday.
The victim, who was about 27 years old, filed a complaint with the Singad Police Department, which took action and arrested the woman’s husband Jayant Kokale, her parents, her brother and three others for torture, investigator Jayant Rajulkar said. Stated.
At the same time, with serious attention, Rupali Chakankar, chairman of the Maharashtra State Women’s Commission, called for a detailed report on the shocking allegations.
According to Inspector Rajurkar, the woman married the accused in 2019 and a strange black magic ritual was initiated by her family after she reportedly had a failed pregnancy.
In the complaint, the women allege they were forcibly taken to a crematorium, bathed in a strange water mixture, and made to drink water allegedly mixed with powdered human bones and ashes.
The family also repeatedly demanded money from her and was tired of all the harassment.
“Currently, in connection with their divorce proceedings, the victim has filed a detailed complaint with the police, in which she describes her ordeal, how she used black magic, during her stay with her husband and in-laws, It explains how they were exposed to superstitions and other behaviors,” Rajukar told IANS.
The Singad Police took the victims’ complaints seriously, arrested several members of the Kokate clan on various charges under the relevant laws, and made additional charges, including possible involvement of local godmen (tantriks) and black magicians. We are investigating.
For her part, MSCW chief Chakankar has called for strict good conduct by the Pune police to ensure that similar blind beliefs are not repeated by anyone in the future.