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Published On: Wed, Aug 17th, 2016

Kenya: Relations Flog Dead Man for Committing Suicide

BEATING CORPSE
LAGOS AUGUST 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Even after death, the corpse of Nimrod Alusiola was not allowed to rest as his kinsmen took turn in flogging his corpse.
In the weirdest turn of events, the residents of Shikoye Village in Shikere, Kakamega county in Kenya, gathered together to beat up the corpse of a resident, Nimrod Alusiola, who reportedly committed suicide.
According to Poyesa, Alusiola’s body was found dangling from the roof of his house. He was only 36.
While the act of beating the corpse seems shocking to outsiders, newsmen gathered that it is the tradition of the community to vent anger on the bodies of relatives who take their own lives.

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