Balasore: In yet another superstition related crime, a woman and her daughter were allegedly attacked by locals at Dhobasila under Nilagiri block in the district last night on the suspicion of practising sorcery.

According to reports, Ratnamani and her daughter Rasmita were brutally thrashed by the villagers on suspicion of practicing sorcery.

However, when the police came to known about the incident they reached the spot today morning and rescued the mother-daughter duo.