In Assam, they parted out a kid, to try to appease the gods and bring back the missing cargo, namely a mobile phone. The Washington Post:
On Oct. 24, a 4-year-old girl went missing from her home in the Charaideo district of upper Assam, a mostly tribal state in northeast India.
Last Monday, the child’s body was found in a forest about 75 to 90 yards from the Ratanpur tea estate where she lived with her parents. She had been decapitated and her arms had been severed.
Both her arms and her head were found scattered near the body on the forest floor.
The horrific dismembering was allegedly the result of a 14-year-old girl, who lived in the same village, losing her mobile phone.
Wanting it back, her parents — Hanuman Bhumij and his wife, Many Bhumij — turned to black magic, police said.
As Prasanta Phukan, an inspector in charge of the Sonari Police Station in Assam, told The Washington Post, many in the remote tribal area are uneducated and steeped in superstition.
They conducted a prayer ritual that Phukan said was performed by Gul Mhammad Ali, also known as Gulam, a tantric, or black witch priest, in the village.
With Gulam were his nephew Hajrat Ali and another assistant, Ariful Haqmulla.
Hot tip, Jackson: if your god makes a request that involves the dismemberment of a child, whatever that thing is, God it is not.
Read The Whole Thing™ for a whole array of weird behavior under influence (or excuse) of witchcraft, each one more disgusting, degenerate, and depraved than the last.