63 year old woman beheaded in a #witch hunt by a mob in Assam

20 July 2015, Assam
In a mob led witch-hunt, 63 year-old Poni Orang was stripped naked and beheaded. About 200 participated in the open lynching. Only 7 have been arrested. Orang is of a tribal community and is survived by 5 children. Most witch lynchings are an attempt to usurp property, and single, widowed, elderly, minority women are most vulnerable.



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