Four arrested for murdering Hindu woman in Sanghar police.

At least four persons were arrested in connection with the coldblooded murder of a Hindu woman in Sindh's Sanghar district, police said on Saturday.

Forty-year-old widow Daya Bheel was found brutally murdered in a mustard field in the Sinjhoro taluka of Sanghar last week. Her body was found by a watercourse near the fields.

In a press conference on Saturday, Shaheed Benzirabad Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Muhammad Younis Chandio and Sanghar Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Bashir Ahmad Brohi informed the media that the police had apprehended four persons in connection with the murder.

The police officers said that Roopo Bheel - a spellcaster - was arrested from his village. A handout issued by the police said that he had confessed to killing the woman with the help of others due to personal enmity.

They said that during interrogation, Roopo told the police that he was a sorcerer and required human organs and skin for casting a spell.

The police officials said that on his pointation they arrested another person named Loonio. They added that the deceased's brother Dheeraj and her cousin Sajjan were also arrested.

SSP Brohi claimed that the police had visited the place where Roopo had buried the deceased's skin and other organs, adding that they had found her hair, a knife and a blade.

The SSP Brohi said the hair was sent for a DNA examination, adding that Roopo had confessed to the police that Daya was first struck with an axe and a knife and then parts of her skin and hair were cut off via a blade.

Meanwhile, DIG Chandio rejected any element of sectarian consideration in her murder, saying that her own community members were found to be involved in the incident.

The police officials said that they did not believe that Roopo had committed the murder only to perform magic, emphasising that the case was being investigated from different angles and that he had no previous criminal record.

A police handout said that over 100...

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