According to Reuters…
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.
Somewhere, in an undisclosed, but no longer secure location, Dick Cheney jerks awake in a cold sweat…
Reports of so-called penis snatching
Well that — oh forget it. I’m not even gonna bother….
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.
…and where most gynecological exams are performed by dentists.
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
Unfortunately, Rush had a guest host that day. Apparently he was detained at the airport after returning from a recent golf outing in sub-Saharan Africa.Posted by scott on Thursday, April 24th, 2008 at 4:36 pm.