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Toronto police just arrested a man for witchcraft

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DH Toronto Staff Mar 30, 2017 5:58 am 1,279

A man claiming to be an astrologer and psychic has been arrested by Toronto Police.

Murali Muthyalu, a 37-year-old visitor from India, was arrested on Wednesday. According to police, Muthyalu is charged with practise witchcraft, fraud over $5,000, and extortion.

Police say that during February and March, the man advertised his services as an astrologer and psychic. At the time, a 44-year-old man attended Muthyalu’s business for psychic services and was told a sick family member had been the victim of an evil spirit.

Muthyalu allegedly charged the victim $101,000 to remove this evil spirit.

The man allegedly used an alias of Master Raghav. Anyone having dealings with this man is requested to contact police at 416-808-5500, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).

Toronto Police Services

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