Himachal shocked as rumors of sacrifice of girl child in Mandi’s occultist ritual found true
In between, father of the girl came in contact with man looking for a subject for sacrifice. Father was offered money in exchange of allowing use of his daughter for human sacrifice.
MANDI- Himachal Pradesh is shocked over the news of a father allegedly selling his daughter to another man for the purpose of human sacrifice in a Tantrik ritual. Initially, the reports were believed to be rumors by the villagers in Thunag of Saraaj region in Mandi district of the hill state. However, as per sources, now the girl, a class VIII student, has herself approached the administration and narrated how his father had agreed to offer her as a subject for human sacrifice. A video of the said girl is also in circulation on social media. In the video, the girl is narrating her story how her father had taken her to a house in Thunag where she had seen a large pit, a large sickle (दराट), a spade, a mattock, and some other tools. As per the girl, she lost consciousness as soon as a Tantrik (occultist) put a vermilion mark on her forehead.
As per prior reports, a man, who wanted to attain wealth through occultist ritual, was told by the Tantrik that he will have to offer a girl child as sacrifice to complete the ritual. In between, father of the girl came in contact with the man looking for a subject for sacrifice. He offered money to the father in exchange of allowing use of his daughter for human sacrifice. She was saved as alleged culprits came under scanner of police after chattering about possible human sacrifice in the region reached alarming level. As per reports, this averted the killing of the girl and involved people managed to eliminate any possible sings or evidences regarding preparation of the ritual.
As per a news daily, the girl approached the Child Development Program Officer, Gohar through a Supervisor. The Sub-divisional Magistrate has ordered an inquiry after the matter was brought to his notice. Gohar police station has been ordered to investigate the matter. Father of the girl is missing for several days after the matter reached police and district administration. It’s suggested that he fled for fear of arrest.
The Station House Officer, Gohar Police Station,Chand Kishor, told Himachal Watcher that the victim girl is still to be produced in front of the Child Development Program Officer where her statement will be recorded. The youth who possessed the video clip was also questioned, said the police. The Deputy Commissioner, Mandi, also confirmed that aforesaid case has come to the attention of the SDM, Gohar, and that the investigation is under progress.
The girl will be handed over to the Child Helpline Mandi on Friday, said SHO, Gohar.