Five persons have been arrested following the murder of a woman, allegedly part of a black magic ritual in Korba district of Chhattisgarh, police said on Saturday.

The incident took place at Rugmuda village under Balco police limits recently and the five accused identified as Chhat Ram, Sampatram, Ganeshram Anant, Harasram and Milandas were held in connection with the killing of the victim, identified as Kachra Bai, Korba Additional SP T R Kosima said.

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