Ritual killings in:
Condemning in the most severe words the act of a tribal [priest]
sacrificing a nine-year-old child to appease a deity in Jharkhand, the
Supreme Court has upheld the death penalty awarded to him and said that
in such cases the extreme punishment "should be the rule".
3 Indonesian tribesmen get death for ritual killings
Indonesian court has sentenced to death three men from an indigenous
tribe on remote Seram island,north of Maluku province, for ritual
killings, a local newspaper reported Tuesday.
February 14, 2006
Sri Lanka / UK
A shopkeeper found dead in his store may have been the victim of a
ritualistic killing, police said.
Subramaniam Sivakumar, 44, was found laid out on the ground, hands by
his side, with a shoelace around his neck and bags of rice placed over
July 19, 2006