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Indian couple at the stake because of witchcraft E-mail
On Thursday, May 17 in South India was an older couple by an angry crowd at a stake, and burned alive because it is a curse on the daughter of a family member would have been, which is a chronic disease would have had. The tragedy took place in the village Upputimmayapalli, 150 kilometers north of the city of Hyderabad, in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The 70-year-old Sayilu Pandla and his 65-year-old woman Pochamma were dragged from their hut, beaten and set on fire by a few dozen villagers, including relatives. The father of the sick girl, who had encouraged the crowd, along with others on suspicion of murder arrested, said police. While major Indian cities like Hyderabad are very modern, in the adjacent rural superstition still the order of the day. This couple was sentenced without trial to witchcraft which is not divided prior to a test was carried out.
The (to) believe in ghosts, demons, ghost animals, and wizards is often very similar, on the whole world. Previously, these contracts due to mutual influence. Now take it that this universal belief stems from a deep-seated fear in people for the darkness and the unprecedented nature. Within the people believe to be witches three were attributed:
1. magical powers;
2. the possibility in an animal or another living being to change;
3. the ability to rapidly move.

In societies such as the folklore of nature itself, populated with dark and light beings, which lifeless things, and live animals have souls. In many ways it was tested whether someone was a witch before we went to prosecution. A witch would naturally extremely light and therefore can float on water. A woman who was suspected of witchcraft was first thrown into the water. Continued to drive than it was proven that she was a witch and they finally came to the right stake. Was not driving, then it was her innocence proved. Mostly it was late and she was drowned. Another test was the scale used. A witch would be less than its length over a meter in pounds. The suspect was placed under control strip to see if they are not weights had hidden in her clothing. Then they got a white robe in which it was weighed.

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