ASIA: nine year old Girl was beaten to death during a ritual in Delgoda.


Two suspects, a woman performing an exorcism and a mother of a girl was charges to court on Monday, over the death of a girl beaten to death during a ritual.

The incident occurred over the weekend in Delgoda, a small town in Colombo, about 25 miles Northeast of the capital.

Police in Sri Lanka said on Monday “they have arrested two people in connection with the death of a nine year old girl who was repeatedly beaten during a ritual” which they believed would drive away an evil spirit.

The court ordered the suspects detained until March, 12.