PHOTOS: Hen ‘responsible for child’s death' in Malava, slaughtered

Shikokho villagers cornered the hen [Photo: Benjamin Sakwa]

After the burial of an infant whose death occurred after a hen attack at Shikokwe village in Malava, angry residents, while performing cultural rites, cornered the hen in a sugarcane plantation and slaughtered it.

Parents of the deceased; Toboko Bushuru and his wife Robai Toboko [Photo: Benjamin Sakwa]

Its meat was served to the old men who were present.

Shikokho villagers cornered the hen [Photo: Benjamin Sakwa]
The hen [Photo: Benjamin Sakwa]
The hen [Photo: Benjamin Sakwa]
[Photo: Benjamin Sakwa]
Residents look on [Photo: Benjamin Sakwa]


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