Mourners seen flogging relative’s corpse during funeral (Video)

A video which has stirred mixed reactions captures the moment mourners were exerting discipline on a deceased relative’s corpse.

The incident happened in an African country as part of the funeral rites.

The could be seen taking turns with a cane to flog the corpse which was inside an open coffin.

It was gathered that it is a common occurrence if the deceased committed suicide and the act of caning the body is usually done to ward off the spirit of suicide in the community.

In the clip, the mourners were moments away from lowering the casket into the grave when they paused and decided to all flog the corpse.

Watch the video below:

Reacting, don_miko92 wrote; Finally this one no go rest in peace

igboechiemma; The black man and superstition.

christian_valesteros; Bro owes money 💀

yseltmbalami; They only beat up a corpse if he killed himself

mapulangakalungu07; Sad affairs indeed 😢😢😢😢😢😢😢

In other news, a lady recently ended things with her husband-to-be for getting a small house which they’d live in once legally married.

According to one @JIKAN_BABA on Twitter, the woman called off the wedding, not minding that she and her man had dated for 10 years.

Her fiance took her to the house but she complained that it was too small for her and demand a bigger one, saying if he does not grant her wish, she would cancel the wedding.

The post reads; My cousin’s wedding has been called off after 10years of courtship, he took her there to see working progress and she said the house is too small for her, n if he’s not getting a bigger one they should just call if the wedding.

The wedding is supposed to be next week,in katsina cloths are ready furnitures have been sorted out by him, infact kawai daurin aure ake jira, she’s not interested she wants a bigger house so in short shikenan an gama.

They met in secondary school, but because of how life is dole you have to get something strong to hold you in life, fast forward to 2017 when I was in school I pushed him to just go to their house and make it formal since we are so familiar with the house.

They attend our family functions, like wise to tell you the strong bond we have, in the same 2017 we took, we took na gani Ina so money, which went well and we got accepted hannu bi biyu, for she has waited for him.

She lost her mom n they suggested that immediately after the marriage she’s going with their last born which is a baby, toh me I didn’t make any comment on that because it’s a huge step, then moving on to now when I n few others pushed him bro just do the needful, Because time is not of the essence, from the family they think he comes from definitely they are going to have a big wedding n a cool house, forgetting we are all managing/ surviving so right from the day he told her get got a house in a specific location where there.