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[Merged[ Penis theft panic hits African city

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This is too funny.

Lynchings in Congo as penis theft panic hits capital

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Police in Congo have arrested 13 suspected sorcerers accused of using black magic to steal or shrink men's penises after a wave of panic and attempted lynchings triggered by the alleged witchcraft.

Reports of so-called penis snatching are not uncommon in West Africa, where belief in traditional religions and witchcraft remains widespread, and where ritual killings to obtain blood or body parts still occur.

Rumours of penis theft began circulating last week in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo's sprawling capital of some 8 million inhabitants. They quickly dominated radio call-in shows, with listeners advised to beware of fellow passengers in communal taxis wearing gold rings.

Purported victims, 14 of whom were also detained by police, claimed that sorcerers simply touched them to make their genitals shrink or disappear, in what some residents said was an attempt to extort cash with the promise of a cure.

"You just have to be accused of that, and people come after you. We've had a number of attempted lynchings. ... You see them covered in marks after being beaten," Kinshasa's police chief, Jean-Dieudonne Oleko, told Reuters on Tuesday.

Police arrested the accused sorcerers and their victims in an effort to avoid the sort of bloodshed seen in Ghana a decade ago, when 12 suspected penis snatchers were beaten to death by angry mobs. The 27 men have since been released.

"I'm tempted to say it's one huge joke," Oleko said.

"But when you try to tell the victims that their penises are still there, they tell you that it's become tiny or that they've become impotent. To that I tell them, 'How do you know if you haven't gone home and tried it'," he said.

Some Kinshasa residents accuse a separatist sect from nearby Bas-Congo province of being behind the witchcraft in revenge for a recent government crackdown on its members.

"It's real. Just yesterday here, there was a man who was a victim. We saw. What was left was tiny," said 29-year-old Alain Kalala, who sells phone credits near a Kinshasa police station.

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capoeiranger

It happens here too, it is said that the shamans in Borneo island are powerful enough to remove your penis or replace it somewhere else on your body if you're doing bad things like kill or rape people etc.

Imagine if they replaced it to your nose :D !

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Saru

Removed the last post, lets keep the comments clean and free of explicit jokes or remarks please.

Thank you.

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muddpuppy

OMG You have GOT to be kidding me!!!! Is this real?? I've heard of stupid off the wall superstitions but, WOW penis theft! Really? :huh:

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crtDzyn

They'll get ya where it hurts! Not the wallet in this case, eh?

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Bear's Quest
This is too funny.

Lynchings in Congo as penis theft panic hits capital

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Police in Congo have arrested 13 suspected sorcerers accused of using black magic to steal or shrink men's penises after a wave of panic and attempted lynchings triggered by the alleged witchcraft.

Reports of so-called penis snatching are not uncommon in West Africa, where belief in traditional religions and witchcraft remains widespread, and where ritual killings to obtain blood or body parts still occur.

Rumours of penis theft began circulating last week in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo's sprawling capital of some 8 million inhabitants. They quickly dominated radio call-in shows, with listeners advised to beware of fellow passengers in communal taxis wearing gold rings.

Purported victims, 14 of whom were also detained by police, claimed that sorcerers simply touched them to make their genitals shrink or disappear, in what some residents said was an attempt to extort cash with the promise of a cure.

"You just have to be accused of that, and people come after you. We've had a number of attempted lynchings. ... You see them covered in marks after being beaten," Kinshasa's police chief, Jean-Dieudonne Oleko, told Reuters on Tuesday.

Police arrested the accused sorcerers and their victims in an effort to avoid the sort of bloodshed seen in Ghana a decade ago, when 12 suspected penis snatchers were beaten to death by angry mobs. The 27 men have since been released.

"I'm tempted to say it's one huge joke," Oleko said.

"But when you try to tell the victims that their penises are still there, they tell you that it's become tiny or that they've become impotent. To that I tell them, 'How do you know if you haven't gone home and tried it'," he said. :lol::lol::lol:

Some Kinshasa residents accuse a separatist sect from nearby Bas-Congo province of being behind the witchcraft in revenge for a recent government crackdown on its members.

"It's real. Just yesterday here, there was a man who was a victim. We saw. What was left was tiny," said 29-year-old Alain Kalala, who sells phone credits near a Kinshasa police station.

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__Kratos__

*winces* :cry: Backwards savages... That's just so wrong. :no:

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Jaguat

Mu hu wawahahaha!

What a wierd extortion tactic!

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Finsup22
"I'm tempted to say it's one huge joke,"

sound like a little joke :ph34r:

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chemical-licker

closes legs a little more tightly :unsure2:

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Ignus Fatuus

voodoo and it's head shrinking...or insecurity and it's whine making.

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Bella-Angelique

Send Him In As Ambassador!

This just might be the secret to world peace.

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Finsup22
Send Him In As Ambassador!

This just might be the secret to world peace.

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:lol: Bob.

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Mr  Honeybadger

Those sorcers like to hang out at the beach. Because whenever I go swimming... they work their magic.

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Ignus Fatuus
:lol: Bob.

I really, really did not need to see Bob again. I swear to Satan himself.

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Plainbob13
I really, really did not need to see Bob again. I swear to Satan himself.

What i do? :rolleyes:

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Quill
To that I tell them, 'How do you know if you haven't gone home and tried it'," he said.

:rofl: Genius.

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FairyJosie25

..........Sounds to me like a bunch of insecure men who are finding scapegoats for their own problems............ :rolleyes:

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MissMelsWell

So if your tallywhacker is stolen in the middle of the night while you're sleeping at home... can you claim that on your home owners insurance? Or do you need a special rider for that one? (pun not intended :P)

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kenshinx

blaming and beatin sorcers coz they have tiny weenie ? that's not right

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goalienan
So if your tallywhacker is stolen in the middle of the night while you're sleeping at home... can you claim that on your home owners insurance? Or do you need a special rider for that one? (pun not intended :P)

tallywhacker........... :lol::w00t:

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Mademoiselle

http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/witchcraft

"KINSHASA (Reuters) - Police in Congo have arrested 13 suspected sorcerers accused of using black magic to steal or shrink men's penises after a wave of panic and attempted lynchings triggered by the alleged witchcraft.

Reports of so-called penis snatching are not uncommon in West Africa, where belief in traditional religions and witchcraft remains widespread, and where ritual killings to obtain blood or body parts still occur.

Rumors of penis theft began circulating last week in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo's sprawling capital of some 8 million inhabitants. They quickly dominated radio call-in shows, with listeners advised to beware of fellow passengers in communal taxis wearing gold rings.

Purported victims, 14 of whom were also detained by police, claimed that sorcerers simply touched them to make their genitals shrink or disappear, in what some residents said was an attempt to extort cash with the promise of a cure.

"You just have to be accused of that, and people come after you. We've had a number of attempted lynchings. ... You see them covered in marks after being beaten," Kinshasa's police chief, Jean-Dieudonne Oleko, told Reuters on Tuesday.

Police arrested the accused sorcerers and their victims in an effort to avoid the sort of bloodshed seen in Ghana a decade ago, when 12 suspected penis snatchers were beaten to death by angry mobs. The 27 men have since been released.

"I'm tempted to say it's one huge joke," Oleko said.

"But when you try to tell the victims that their penises are still there, they tell you that it's become tiny or that they've become impotent. To that I tell them, 'How do you know if you haven't gone home and tried it'," he said.

Some Kinshasa residents accuse a separatist sect from nearby Bas-Congo province of being behind the witchcraft in revenge for a recent government crackdown on its members.

"It's real. Just yesterday here, there was a man who was a victim. We saw. What was left was tiny," said 29-year-old Alain Kalala, who sells phone credits near a Kinshasa police station."

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grither

:D:rofl: This has got to be the best story I have read in a long time lol. It's so hilarious. Perhaps the victims were just tiny to begin with. I doubt that that they were stolen or vanished. *Grither looks and screams* :o They got me! Quick call the cops!

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Tia

Yep it gives the less endowered public an excuse for their size. lol

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goalienan

This gives a whole new meaning to "the long and short of it"....

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