Tuesday, 30 November 2010

News: Woman burned alive for witchcraft

A Ghanaian woman has been burned to death for being a "witch". Five people, including an evangelical pastor, have been arrested for dousing a 72-year-old woman in kerosene and setting her alight, after torturing her to confess she was a witch. She died the next day.

You can read the full story at The Guardian website: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/nov/29/ghanaian-woman-burned-death-witch

1 comment:

Pallas Renatus said...

"They claim they were trying to exorcise an evil spirit from the woman by rubbing anointing oil on her but it accidentally caught fire."

Anyone who's ever worked with anointing oils will call bullshit on that immediately.