india goes salem all over their asses

by lestro

so I don’t know if you heard, but apparently the other day over in India they found a woman they believe to be a, uh, well, a witch:

Tiwary said Devi claimed to be a faith healer and was treating a mentally ill woman in the village. When the woman attempted to commit suicide, Devi was attacked by angry villagers, Tiwary said.

Everyone knows the way to tell if someone is a witch is if they’ll burn, like wood. and wood floats. and what else floats? Bread! Apples! Very small rocks! Mud! Churches! And a duck, of course.

But it seems they do things a bit differently in India:

He said Devi was tied to a tree with rope and repeatedly beaten. Her hair was then cut off and she was paraded through the village, Tiwary said. A video of the attack was aired Friday by New Delhi Television.

You catch that last bit? CNN goes deeper on that:

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