Kakamega: Burial of Elderly Woman Halted after Families Clash over Clan Traditions


  • Burial in Kakamega was stopped for more than four hours over a disagreement on the clan’s traditions
  • The bereaved family was required to give a cow to the uncles before her body could be buried as a way to “protect” them from being tormented by evil spirits from the deceased
  • The deceased’s grandchildren were forced to give out twenty thousand shillings

source: Tuko Kenya

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