Jaipur, Oct 13: An elderly woman was allegedly stripped and thrashed after being branded a witch in a village in Bhilwara district of Rajasthan. The alleged incident occurred on Sunday at Bihada village in the Pander police station area of the district after a 20-year-old girl claimed that the elderly woman, identified as one Chhau Devi, was a witch and had performed some black magic on her. Also Read - 7 Dead in Two Days After Consuming Spurious Liquor in Rajasthan's Bharatpur

Additional SP (Bhilwara) Sanjay Gupta said that after the accusations by the girl, some villagers allegedly beat the woman and stripped her.
The elderly woman was admitted to a local hospital for treatment following the attack on her. Also Read - Rajasthan RSMSSB Forester & Forest Guard Recruitment 2021: 1128 Vacancies Notified | Check Details & Apply ASAP

Meanwhile, the girl who had made the accusations against her was arrested this evening, Gupta said, adding that the role of others in the case was being examined. Also Read - School Reopening Latest News: List of States Where Classes Will Resume This Week | Complete List Here