Kenya: Witchcraft scene, story created to suit mindset

Dar es Salaam. I read in dismay a story about 37 Mbeya residents, who were arraigned recently for burying alive an 80 year-old man, Alison Mwaikasu, allegedly for bewitching his son Juma Mwaikasu, 46, from Mishewe Village.

But doctors from Ifisi Hospital, where the son was admitted, said the latter had died of stroke. A few months ago, another old man was buried alive over witchcraft allegations in Mbeya Region. He, too, was believed to have bewitched a relative, who died on the same day. Read more here 

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