District Police Office, Kailali, has started an investigation into the incident in which Radha Chaudhary, 20, of Deukali of Ghodaghodi Municipality-5, Kailali, was beaten black and blue on the charge of practising witchcraft on Thursday. DSP Sagar Bohora said his office had arrested Ram Bahadur Chaudhary, a local shaman and started an investigation. “A manhunt to nab other people involved in the incident is on,” DSP Bohora said. Sub-Inspector Dinesh Bista said search was on to arrest Kishmati Chaudhary who called Bhole baba aka Ram Chaudhary and dragged Radha out of her home. Kailali CDO Govind Rijal said preparation was on to file the case against the people involved in thrashing the victim girl. “This is a crime and guilty in the incident will be brought to justice,” Rijal said.