Hiramand Mule’s son Rupesh, 9, was killed in a ritual sacrifice. Photo: Handout

India’s killer ‘godmen’ and their sacrificial children

A new law is aimed at stopping self-styled holy men from murdering and mutilating children to gain divine favour, but widespread ignorance and blind devotion still fuel the ritualistic killings

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Hiramand Mule’s son Rupesh, 9, was killed in a ritual sacrifice. Photo: Handout
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