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Mijikenda elders decry killings of the elderly due to witchcraft allegations

02, Mar 2019

Mijikenda elders from all corners of the coast region on Friday converged at the Major Kaya Godoma in Kilifi County to celebrate the 'elderly white hair day'. In the event attended by Kilifi County chief officer for gender Mwenda Karisa, elders were also not left out to expressed their grievances towards the biting killings of their age group due to witchcraft allegations. They claimed their age group which owns the white or grey hair have turned to be a soft target for murder on queer allegation of them practising witchcraft.