Witchcraft Rumor Of Bloodsuckers Kill 5 People In Malawi

Ngebray.com,- Vigilante vampire hunters have killed five people in Malawi since September. The violence has gotten so bad that a 5 p.m. curfew has been imposed. Rumors have been spreading in the southeastern African country as people are believed to be drinking human blood as part of magic rituals. Those hunting the alleged vampires have taken matters into their own hands.

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Erecting roadblocks to search further reported bloodsuckers and Malawi and president Peter Mutharika is set to be investigating the killings saying they are of grave concern to the government. Belief in witchcraft is widespread in Malawi. And rumors of vampirism may have spread from neighbouring Mozambique.