The video below emerged online showing a woman believed to be from Ghana in West Africa, putting a live snake in her husband’s casket before he was buried.
In the video which went viral in Africa’s internet space, the bereaved wife is seen with the snake around her neck as she speaks to her husband’s corpse.
She then removes the snake from her neck and puts it inside the coffin.
A voice in the background said the reason for the wife’s decision was because the snake bit the tongue of the man which caused his death. The woman then decided to bury her husband with the snake that killed him.
According to multiple online reports, the dead man used to play with snakes and one of his favorite pet snakes bit his tongue when he was trying to put it into his mouth.
Watch the video below
— Mazech (@Mazech) May 7, 2021