Cuttack: Police today recovered five human skulls from a garbage dump near the premises of a now defunct spinning mill at Nuapatna under Tigiria police limits in Odisha’s Cuttack district.
Police have seized the skulls and have sent them for forensic examination.
Locals on seeing these skulls lying in the garbage dump had informed the police.
“On being informed by locals about the finding I rushed my men to the spot. We have seized five human skulls lying in a garbage dump near the defunct spinning mill at Nuapatna. Preliminary examination suggests that the skulls are very old. Most of them have cracks. We have sent the skulls for forensic examination. We can only come to a conclusion after reports from the lab is available,” said Susant Satpathy, Officer-in-Charge, Tigiria Police Station.
Locals suspect that the skulls could have been brought by some black magician for practice of witchcraft.