Nuapada: Strange behaviour of some women and minor girls at Sanajohela village under Khariar block of Nuapada district has raised concern among the people in the village.
According to sources, around six to seven girls and some women of Sanajohela village have reportedly been showing unusual behaviour like rolling on the road, jerking their bodies etc.
Locals allege that every time the girls and women show such strange behaviour, they fall sick and remain aloof.
Besides, the villagers alleged that the girls and women have been secretly subjected to some sort of witchcraft and sorcery.
On Friday, the locals took all the affected persons to Khariar police station to seek help in the matter.
Taking cognizance of the matter, police sought medical help and immediately admitted the affected women to Khariar hospital.
After examining the women and girls, doctor-in-charge of Khariar hospital, Dinabandhu Mahanand, stated that the women and girls have been suffering from some kind of psychological disorder.