Men blamed for consuming “witches” alive in Tanzania

It is not uncommon in Tanzania for individuals blamed for being witches to be murdered.

NAIROBI (Web Desk) – Thirty-two men showed up in court in Tanzania on Monday blamed for consuming five ladies alive on the conviction that they were “poisoners” or witches, a court official said.

The men, matured in the vicinity of 18 and 75 and incorporating some neighborhood authorities in the area of Uchama, 50 kilometers (31 miles) southeast of Mount Kilimanjaro, are expected on trial on September 4, said the authority at the region court in Nzega.

“Today the prosecutor contended that the 32 men partook in the killing of the five ladies by beating them before consuming them until death,” on July 27, the source told AFP.

A portion of the charged conceded and some not blameworthy at Monday’s listening ability, which was held to plan for the begin of the trial one month from now.

It is not uncommon in Tanzania for individuals blamed for being witches to be murdered.

For this situation those in the dock blamed the five ladies for having “harmed” other individuals, the legal source stated, asking for namelessness since he was not approved to talk for the benefit of the court.

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