Dakar - Senegalese villagers dug up the body of a man at the weekend, saying he was gay and that they did not want him buried in a Muslim cemetery, police said Monday.
Police in the village of Thies, in the west of the country, were called out after villagers exhumed the body.The man, born in Dakar in 1975, had died in hospital on Saturday of natural causes, said a police officer in the village."
But after his burial the same day in a Muslim cemetery, four people dug him up. The deceased was considered homosexual," the officer said.
You can read the rest of the story at this South African news site. (FYI - homosexuality is illegal in Senegal.)
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