A woman named Chinnapillai has been arrested for allegedly practicing black magic and killing a four year old girl for offering as a sacrifice to her deity in Karumpatti village in Pudukottai district. She confessed that she committed the crime and has been remanded to custody.
The woman had decided to offer the girl as sacrifice to the deity hoping that it would propitiate her and her failing black magic business would pick up. She was chased by the villagers and asked not to practice black magic in the village anymore. Hence Chinnapillai thought if she offered human blood to the deity, everything would be set right. She has been remanded and lodged in the Trichy Central women’s prison.