A woman was forced to eat powdered human bones by her husband and in-laws as part of a black magic ritual to conceive a child.
A case has been registered against her husband and in-laws based on the complaint of the woman.
During several Amavasya nights (no-moon nights), the woman’s in-laws allegedly forced her to indulge in superstitious activities at home, and in some other rituals, the woman was forcefully taken to a crematorium and forced to eat powdered bones of a dead human, chicken heads, and legs.
She was allegedly forced to eat ash from a pyre at gunpoint.
Deputy Commissioner of Police Suhail Sharma of the Pune City Police said police have registered a case under sections 498 a, 323, 504, and 506 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), along with Section 3 of the Maharashtra Anti-Superstition Act.
The woman’s in-laws are absconding, and further investigation is underway, reads the report.