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Coffin Refused To Be Buried, Takes Undertakers To Killers House

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Strange coffin refused to be buried. (Photo credit: Lailasblog.com)

Chaos started in the Chilombo area of Kaoma District in Mangango constituency 3Km across Luena River on the Kaoma-Kasempa Trunk Road, Zambia yesterday after a coffin which was to be buried refused to be put to rest.

According to reports, a scene was created when the coffin was brought to New Apostolic Church for service in the morning in Chilombo area of Kaoma District in Mangango constituency.

The coffin which was brougt for service in church building refused to enter upon being removed from the canter and instead took the undertaker to a house and plunged it through the window breaking glass panes and lodged inside the house.

The coffin was reported to have refused burial in the traditional practice known to the Kaonde people as “Kikondo”

The police were called to the scene as it was already getting intense and there was trouble created by the villagers in the area already. The police had to intervene by firing tear gas canisters to control the irate mob.

According to Kaoma District Commissioner, Kennedy Liale Mubanga, “it took the reinforcement of soldiers who were led by the Battalion Commander from the 5ZR army barracks who went to retrieve the coffin and a forced burial was ordered by the DC in the afternoon.

The deceased is named Lilian Kanunga, female aged 47, unmarried of Kalyangu village in the same area.The details of the woman was released to the press, Radio Cheke FM News by Kaoma District Commissioner, Kennedy Liale Mubanga today.

In a similar occurrence that happened in May 2017 in a Zambian village, a corpse refused to be buried until it led villagers to the house of its killer.

An official with the Zambia Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Hagra Tembo, shared the video on his Facebook wall.

Tembo wrote:

Chaos hitted in the Chilombo area of Kaoma District in Mangango constituency 3Km across Luena River on the Kaoma-Kasempa Trunk Road, Zambia yesterday after a coffin which was to be buried refused to be put to rest.

According to reports, a scene was created when the coffin was brought to New Apostolic Church for service in the morning in Chilombo area of Kaoma District in Mangango constituency.

The coffin which was brougt for service in church building refused to enter upon being removed from the canter and instead took the undertaker to a house and plunged it through the window breaking glass panes and lodged inside the house.

The coffin was reported to have refused burial in the traditional practice known to the Kaonde people as “Kikondo”

The police were called to the scene as it was already getting intense and there was trouble created by the villagers in the area already. The police had to intervene by firing tear gas canisters to control the irate mob.

According to Kaoma District Commissioner, Kennedy Liale Mubanga, “it took the reinforcement of soldiers who were led by the Battalion Commander from the 5ZR army barracks who went to retrieve the coffin and a forced burial was ordered by the DC in the afternoon.

The deceased is named Lilian Kanunga, female aged 47, unmarried of Kalyangu village in the same area.The details of the woman was released to the press, Radio Cheke FM News by Kaoma District Commissioner, Kennedy Liale Mubanga today.

In a similar occurrence that happened in May 2017 in a Zambian village, a corpse refused to be buried until it led villagers to the house of its killer.

An official with the Zambia Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Hagra Tembo, shared the video on his Facebook wall.

Tembo wrote:

A body refused to be buried until it took villagers to a house where the person behind the death of the deceased resides.”

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