Khunti: The so-called 'witch-hunting' continues in Jharkhand and this time the incident has taken place in Marangburu village under the Arki Police Station area of this district.
The deceased has been identified as Somvari (30). The woman was killed through a sharp-edged weapon by a man who held her responsible for the death of his five-year-old son.
The accused identified as Tenga killed the woman on Saturday and hid her body in the forest. Her body was recovered today.
Police was conducting a search to nab the accused who is absconding post the incident. The body of the woman was sent for post-mortem to Sadar Hospital.
Last Saturday four elderly people, including a couple, were killed in the Siskari village of Gumla district over suspected witchcraft.
The fresh revelation of murder on suspicion of witchcraft has sent shock waves in the area.