A woman in Pune was forced by her husband and in-laws to take a bath naked in front of people as part of a black magic ritual advised by the local Tantrik to bear a male child.
- A woman in Pune was forced by her husband and in-laws to take a bath naked in front of people.
- It was done as part of a black magic ritual to bear a male child.
- A case has been registered against the woman’s husband, in-laws and the Tantrik.
As per Senior Police Inspector Jagannath Kalaskar, a case have been registered under sections 498A, 323, 420, 504, and 406 of the IPC along with section 3 of Maharashtra Prevention and Eradication of Human Sacrifice and other Inhuman, Evil and Aghori Practices and Black Magic Act, 2013 against four people.
Police official further informed that,” The victim woman in her complaint alleged that her in-laws have been harassing her mentally and physically since 2013 for dowry and for not giving birth to a male child, following which she was also going through several black magic ritual on many occasions. Recently a local Tantrik Baba asked them to make women bath naked under the waterfall in public and assured them that it would result in her giving birth to a male child, following the rituals the victim woman was taken to Raigad District and asked to take bath naked in open.”
Police further informed that the victim has also alleged that her signature was forged by the husband to take a loan of rupees 75 lakh against her property for business purposes.
Investigation of case is still on.
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