Bhubaneswar: A barbaric incident has come to the fore in Balasore district where a man pressed a needle into her daughter’s eyes and head and then offered her blood to a goddess to appease her.
The man did all these in presence of her husband as part of his witchcraft practice.
According to reports, the shameful incident has occurred in the Gopal Prasad village under the Raibania police limits. Critically injured Sandhya Dalei has been admitted to the Balasore District Headquarters Hospital.
Reports said Sandhya and her husband were invited to her parental house by parents. As they reached, the girl’s father took her to an altar and pressed needles into her eyes and head to get blood for his goddess.