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Teen killed for tantric rites

In a case of suspected human sacrifice, a 14-year-old boy has been killed in Adilabad district of Andhra Pradesh. HT reports.

india Updated: Jan 26, 2012 23:56 IST

In a case of suspected human sacrifice, a 14-year-old boy has been killed in Adilabad district of Andhra Pradesh.


Nagesh had gone missing two days ago, police said.

On Thursday, his body was recovered from the abandoned Shyamgarh fort in Nirmal town, 260 km from Hyderabad,. Turmeric powder, vermillion and other materials required for tantric rites were found at the site. Police have arrested one Raju, a man known to the family, who confessed to selling the boy to a gang seeking hidden treasure for Rs 20,000.