Angry Ashanti Woman puts Snake in late Husband's Casket to 'deal' with Killers

Angry Ashanti Woman puts Snake in late Husband's Casket to 'deal' with Killers

- An Ashanti woman has been seen dropping a live snake inside her late husband's casket during his funeral

- It was explained at the funeral that the reason for this was that he was killed by the snake and had to be buried with it

- However, people familiar with the Akan ritual are explaining that it is meant to deal with anyone responsible for the man's death

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An Ashanti woman who was angry about the demise of her husband has been spotted dropping a snake inside his casket so that he can deal with everyone who was responsible for his death.

In the media file that is being shared on social media, the woman was seen surrounded by some of her family and sympathizers who had come to also pay their last respects to the dead.

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The background sound said the snake bit the tongue of the deceased to his untimely death, which is why the woman thought it apt to bury him with what killed him.

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However, many who are familiar with the ritual explained that this is to deal with anyone who was connected with the death of the deceased.

For instance, funghana_ said:

It is believed that the man didn't die a natural death , so the spirit of the snake would bite every one involved in his death Immediately the snake dies

After making some incantations, the woman took the snake that was hanged around her neck and lowered it into the casket whilst making gestures that suggest seems to say, "deal with them mercilessly".

Woman seen putting snake in late husband's casket; Ghanaians say it will deal with his killers
Woman seen putting snake in late husband's casket; Ghanaians say it will deal with his killers Credit: @adomtv
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In other news, Rachel Maame Adwoa Amuah, a stunning 25-year-old Ghanaian lady has been murdered in cold blood at the Brickell neighbourhood in Miami, United States of America.

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In a report sighted by YEN.com.gh on the YouTube handle of WPLG Local 10, it is indicated that the lady named Rachel Maame Adwoa Amuah was killed on the seventh floor of a high-rise building.

The police reportedly got a call from the area and upon getting to the location, found Maame Adwoa with fatal gun wounds on her neck.

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