Mutilated Corpse of Albino Child found with Limbs hacked off
The mutilated body of a 1 year old albino was found with his limbs hacked off in what is strongly suspected to be for diabolical witchcraft ritual purposes. The boyYohana bahati was seized from his mother by matchet wielding men overnight in their home near the chato district in Northern Tanzania on Tuesday night but his lifeless mutilated body was not found till Saturday.His 30 yrs old mother ester Jonas is said to be in the hospital as a result of matchet cuts suffered while trying to prevent the men from taking her son.
According to experts and social workers this incident follows the abduction and gruesome murder of 74 albinos since year 2000.The United Nations representative has repeated fears that attacks against albinos could be linked to looming general and presidential elections in October 2015, leading political campaigners to turn to influential sorcerers for help,as albinos being used for ritual purposes is generally believed to spiritually boost their chances of victory at the polls.
Albino body parts sell for around $600 in Tanzania, with an entire corpse fetching $75,000, according to the UN.
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