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Indonesian shaman kept girl captive in cave for 15 years, say police

Indonesian shaman kept girl captive in cave for 15 years, say police
 Indonesian police published this photo of the cave where a women was allegedly held captive in a cave for 15 years by a village shaman in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. Photograph: Indonesian Police Handout

Elderly guy claimed he turned into possessed by way of spirit of young boy which will sexually abuse 12-year-old, police allege

An aged village witch physician in Indonesia entrapped a female from the age of 12 and deceived her into intercourse for 15 years via claiming to be possessed by the jin, or spirit, of a younger boy, police stated on Tuesday.

The woman, an diagnosed with the aid of police as “H”, turned into rescued on Sunday in Tolitoli regency, in significant Sulawesi province.

Indonesian shaman kept girl captive in cave for 15 years, say police
The 83-year-old man is alleged to have kidnapped the woman when she was 12. Photograph: Indonesian Police Handout

Appearing on a tip-off, police said they discovered the lady, who’s now 28, in a rocky crevice in a jungle close to Bajugan village, where she have been held all through the day on account that her disappearance in 2003.

At night, police said she stayed in a hut near the residence of the eighty three-12 months vintage man, identified by way of police as “JG”.

Crucial Sulawesi police leader Muhammad Iqbal Alqudusy said the man had shown the girl a image of a boy named Amrin “who she concept turned into her boyfriend”.

“She changed into led to agree with that Amrin’s spirit had entered [the elderly man’s] body,” Iqbal stated on Tuesday at a news convention.

Indonesia is a predominantly Muslim country however different ideals approximately spirits and paranormal hobby are held by a few.

Iqbal later told Reuters the lady said she have been having sex with “Jin Amrin” when you consider that 2003. The man, Iqbal stated, admitted to sexual members of the family considering 2008.

Police stated they observed the lady after her sister alerted neighbours she became close by. Consistent with the Jakarta publish, the sister turned into married to the son of the shaman, recognized for his traditional restoration strategies and competencies to channel spirits.

The shaman explained the sufferer’s disappearance to her dad and mom via announcing she had gone to Jakarta to paintings, the newspaper suggested. He has been charged with offences beneath infant safety legal guidelines, which bring a maximum sentence of 15 years in jail.