Man kills uncle, aunt, sets bodies on fire on black magic suspicion in India

Jabalpur, January 19 (KMS): A youth killed his uncle and aunt and set on fire their bodies in Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

The incident occurred near Chourai in Jabalpur district of the state.

The accused, identified as 27-year-old Dayaram Kulaste who was the nephew of the deceased Sumer Singh Kulaste (60) and his wife Siyabai (55).

Police arrested the man for allegedly killing relatives on suspicion of practising ‘black magic’, Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Shivendra Singh said.

The accused killed Sumer Singh and his wife with a sharp tool and set afire their hut to pass it off as a fire incident, the officer told reporters.