Angul: In a desperate attempt to bring a dead woman back to life, the family members of one Rinki Barik, who died of snakebite at Begadia village under Chendipada police limits in Angul district on Friday, sought the help of a sorcerer to resurrect her.
The matter came to light today when a video clip of the incident went viral on social media.
According to sources Rinki was bitten by a venomous snake while she had gone to attend natures call on Friday morning. Though she was rushed to Chendipada hospital but doctors declared her ‘brought dead’.
However, the deceased’s family members called a sorcerer to bring her back from the dead.
In the video, the sorcerer was seen conducting rituals and chanting mantras to bring the woman back to life but to no avail.
Later, police seized the body and registered a case of unnatural death into the incident.