Woman beaten to death by fake ‘spiritual healers’

Later, when her condition deteriorated the fake healer and his companion fled the scene


Our Correspondent February 09, 2017

DERA GHAZI KHAN: A fake ‘spiritual healer’ tortured a woman to death in Dera Ghazi Khan on Thursday.

Nazar Hussain, husband of 34-year-old victim Surayya, told The Express Tribune that his wife was ailing and she was taken to a healer, Amanullah, in Sajjadabad locality of Dera Ghazi Khan.

The healer and his disciple Abdul Hameed, told them that his wife Surayya has been possessed by a Jinn and they have to practice some ‘Amal’ to get rid of the woman from the possession of the supernatural force.

The deceased’s husband added they closed the woman in a room and subjected her to inhuman torture. “They burnt her hands and feet with fire and as a result, she fell unconscious,” he said. He added his wife Surayya Begum was tied to a tree and beaten by Amaanullah and Abdul Hameed with sticks. Later, when her condition deteriorated the fake healer and his companion fled the scene.

Surraya’s family shifted her to a trauma centre where she succumbed to her injuries. The police have registered an FIR against the culprits.
Nazar Hussain alleged that as part of the exorcism,

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