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Balasore: Child sacrifice attempt foiled, 2 detained

Balasore: Locals foiled an attempt by two persons to sacrifice a minor girl child at Pinchapadi village under Soro block in Balasore district on Friday midnight. Police have detained the two for their alleged involvement in the case.

Surprisingly, the girl who was being taken for sacrifice, happened to be the niece of the prime accused Kailash Mallick of Pinchapadi village in Manipur Panchayat.

As per informations, Kailash was not keeping well for a long time and had consulted a sorcerer who advised him to sacrifice a minor girl for his recovery. Later, Kailash along with another person forcibly abducted his niece by gagging her with a piece of cloth.

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