//Superstitious mother beheads son

Superstitious mother beheads son

A woman hacked to death her 18-month-old son and critically injured another for performing ‘sacrifice’ in front of an idol in Tikadwar village under Mahuatand police station in this district.

Sub-divisional Police Officer Ashwani Kumar Sinha told newsmen here today that one Budhdhani Majhiain committed the crime due to superstition.”After beheading her younger son, she put his head near an idol.

Her seven-year-old elder son also sustained serious injuries, but he somehow managed to escape. Later, Budhdhani injured herself with multiple blows of a sharpe edged weapon and set her house on fire,” he said .The woman was admitted to a hospital in an unconscious state, he added