Assam: Tantrik arrested for allegedly advising Science Teacher to sacrifice child
GUWAHATI: A police team led by Darrang Police Additional SP Mamoni Hazarika has arrested Ramesh Saharia, the ‘tantrik’ on whose advice a science teacher, Pulakesh Saharia was going to sacrifice a three-year-old girl.
Saharia was arrested from Sipajhar’s Kuruwar area in the early hours of Tuesday, July 9 and is currently in the custody of Tangla Police Station in Udalguri.
According to reports, Pulakesh Saharia (29), a science school teacher and his family allegedly tried to sacrifice a minor girl in their house in Kushalipara, Ganakpara village at Udalguri on Saturday, July 6.
Locals alleged that the family was in touch with the tantrik and it was under his instructions that the science teacher performed the rituals.
Pulakesh, Jadab (Pulakesh's father) and Jadab's nephew were injured in a firing when the police tried to bring the situation under control on July 6.
It should be noted that Pulakesh, the science teacher succumbed to his injuries at the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) on July 7 and his father and cousin are still undergoing treatment at the hospital.
Ramesh Saharia | Pratidin Time