"Six children in the region of Njombe in southwestern Tanzania have been found murdered with ears and teeth removed, reports the BBC. Some of the children, who were between the ages of two and nine years old, also missing limbs. Police have arrested one related to three of the children."
" this is about superstition and many believe that they should be helped by witchcraft, says Ruth Msafiri at the regional authorities to the BBC."
"a Total of ten children disappeared in the area since the beginning of december, but four have been found alive. The children have been abducted from their homes while their parents were at the market."
"the Local witch doctors reported to spread the message that human body parts have magical powers."
"– We encourage all parents and guardians to be vigilant, " says Ruth Msafiri to the BBC."