Rain ritual: Body exhumed, cremated in Maddur village

May 10, 2017

MANDYA: Some youths exhumed a body and cremated it in Malagaranahalli village of Maddurtauk on Monday night.
According to villagers, Ramanna died on July 14, 2016 and had been buried. On Monday night, some youths exhumed the remains secretly and tried to cremate them. Half-burnt body parts were scattered near the open grave.
Ramanna’s family and other villagers were shell-shocked by the incident which they least expected in their village.