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Chilling moment when Msando’s corpse was ‘instructed’ to torment his killers – VIDEO

By NAHASHON MUSUNGU September 10th, 2017 1 min read

Slain ICT manager of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chris Msando was given a “go ahead” to torment his killers by an elderly woman – believed to be his mother – during his burial.

Details of this bizarre incident are contained in a chilling minute-long video capturing the ritual, moments before the deceased was laid to rest at his Lifunga home last month.

In the video, the elderly woman is seen seated next to the deceased’s casket moments before the body – dressed in a blue suit – is interred.


In this cultural ritual, which is common among the people of Western Kenya, the woman is heard “issuing instructions” to the corpse in a harsh tone, amid wails and murmurs from some of the mourners gathered at the graveside.

At some point, the woman orders the pallbearers to remove the glass pane covering the casket to allow her to touch the dead body.

Then she stretches her hand to pinch the deceased’s ear, supposedly with strict instructions to make sure he torments his killers.

The video suddenly ends before the women can finish the ritual.

Msando went missing on July 28 and his body, alongside that of a 21-year-old woman, was found in a thicket in Kikuyu, with just days to the general election.