Seer chops off hand as offering in Ayodhya

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Ayodhya, Oct 4 (IANS) In a bizarre incident, a young sadhu in Ayodhya cut off his right hand from the wrist as part of what he called a Durga Puja ritual.

According to police, the seer Vimal Kumar, 32, wore new clothes after taking a holy dip in the Saryu and chopped off his hand on the river bank.

He was taken to the Sriram government hospital.

Vimal Kumar belongs to Araria district in Bihar.

According to locals, the sadhu's act was part of 'occult science' and he believed he would get supernatural powers after this.

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