Missing boy found dead in Uttar Pradesh, exorcism suspected

Published: Nov 18, 2015, 12:58 IST | PTI |

Body of a 3-year-old boy was recovered from the ruins of a house at Bajehra village in Sitapur with his family alleging that he was murdered to conduct exorcism, police said

Sitapur (UP): Body of a 3-year-old boy was recovered from the ruins of a house at Bajehra village in Sitapur with his family alleging that he was murdered to conduct exorcism, police said on Wednesday.

Nazim, who went missing since last Monday, was found dead on Tuesday with his family members complaining that he was killed to carry out exorcism, they said.

An FIR has been registered against unidentified persons and investigation is underway, police added.

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