Tag: Witchcraft

Residents desert village in Adamawa after allegedly killing 7 over witchcraft

The village head and residents of Dasin Bwate village in Fufore Local Government Area (LGA) of Adamawa have fled the community after allegedly killing seven people over the allegation of witchcraft. The residents deserted the village before the officers of the law could apprehend them. Confirming the incident, the police[Read More…]

Tanzanian Police Arrests 23 Over Killing Of Seven ‘Witches’

Tanzanian police have charged 23 people with murder after seven villagers were burned alive on suspicion of witchcraft. BBC reports that though the attacks in Murufiti, a village in the western Kigoma region, happened on Monday, reports only surfaced with the arrests. The suspects were arraigned in court on Friday and[Read More…]