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8 Oct '14

News Rise in cases of ritual child abuse linked to witchcraft beliefs reported, say police

Threefold increase in allegations, say police, including two claims of rape and of children beaten to drive out the devil More cases of ritual child abuse linked to belief in witchcraft are being reported, the police said.The Metropolitan police has received 27 allegations in the past year, including two claims of rape; a child being swung around and smacked in the head to drive out the devil, and other youngsters being dunked in water, it said on Wednesday. Continue reading...

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