Two BSF men detained after ‘human sacrifice’October 7th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Oct 7 (IANS) Two Border Security Force (BSF) troopers were detained Friday for allegedly killing a seven-year-old boy as part of an occult “human sacrifice” in Meghalaya, police said.
Krishna Singh, son of a BSF trooper, went missing Wednesday after visiting a Durga Puja marquees with his elder brother in a BSF campus at Prahari Nagar in Tura in the western part of Meghalaya.
When the boy’s family and BSF personnel launched a hunt, the body was discovered with multiple injuries in the campus Thursday morning.
“It is a gruesome murder and we are suspecting it to be a case of human sacrifice,” Meghalaya police chief N. Ramachandran told IANS.
He said two BSF troopers — Chandrawan and Babu Khan — had been detained and were being interrogated.
Police have also gone to Mankachar in Assam to quiz Lukman Haqib, a tantrik priest in connection with the murder.