Agra: 62-year-old mentally challenged woman beaten to death, suspecting was a witch

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In a horrific incident, villagers in Maghtai village near Agra, Uttar Pradesh allegedly beaten a 62-year-old mentally challenged woman suspecting she was a witch on Wednesday.

The deceased was identified as Maan Devi from Maghtai village in Agra.

The incident took place on Tuesday night when Maan Devi went outside her house to relieve herself, where she lost her way to home and reach a colony.

Following this, the villagers suspected she was a witch who was allegedly chopping off women hair from the past few days.

The woman was rushed to the Agra hospital where she was released after first aid but later died on her way to home.

Police said the body of the woman has been sent for the postmortem. Meanwhile, a case of murder has been registered against two people.

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