Meghalaya: Sick man dies after being ‘exorcised’ by villagers on suspicions of being possessed
TURA | Sept 16, 2019:
In an unfortunate incident, a 32-year-old man, who was already unwell, lost his life after allegedly being 'excorcised' by villagers in North Garo Hills distritct of Meghalaya last week.
It was informed that the deceased was already sick from an alleged bout of pneumonia and 'worried' villagers interrogated him for hours in the hope of exorcising ghosts that had made him sick.
The sordid incident took place in the village of Dobakkol under Bajengdoba police station in North Garo Hills, late of Saturday, Sep 14 with the victim, identified as one Sengra R Marak (of the same village) succumbing to the continued interrogation by the villagers.