Latehar: In a case of suspected exorcism couple of beheaded bodies of children was today found from Semarhaat village under Manika Police Station area of this district.
The deceased children have been identified as Nirmal Oraon (10) and Shila Kumari (6).
The children who hail from the separate families had been missing from Wednesday evening. Thursday morning a body part of one of the children was recovered from a sand heap after which police was alerted.
A police team which later reached on the spot took out the bodies of the children from the sand heap and later sent them for post-mortem to Sadar Hospital. A team of the FSL was also called on the spot.
On the other hand, the villagers have accused a youth of the village Sunil Oraon of executing the killing. Sunil was later found to be absconding from the village.