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Politician beheaded and cooked after being accused of adultery

By Mason White 4:03 PM January 27, 2015
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By: Wayne Morin
A politician was beheaded and had his body parts cooked by an angry mob after being accused of committing adultery, police in Tanzania said.

Now, Katavi Police said that they arrested three men in connection with the brutal killing and are still looking to arrest additional suspects.

Police Chief Dhahiri Kidavashari said that the attack took place on Friday night, at the home of 31-year-old Richard Madirisha.

According to the police investigation, the politician’s constituents became angry after learning that Madirisha committed adultery.

Five people burst into the bedroom of his home, wielding machetes. They beheaded him, and then cooked his body parts.

So far, three men have been arrested on charges of murder, and police are looking to arrest additional suspects.