Elderly woman beaten to death by brothers in MP

Bhopal, Oct 4 (IANS) Two persons were arrested for beating a 65-year-old woman to death accusing her of practising “black magic” in Madhya Pradesh’s Sidhi district, police said on Tuesday.

The two brothers, Munna and Lalla, beat Uniya Bai to death with wooden sticks on Monday in Tala village over suspicion that their father’s health had deteriorated due to “black magic” performed by the woman, police station in-charge Pushpendra Mishra told IANS.

Both were arrested and a case of murder was filed against them, the officer added.