Two lovers in Umuduru village, Ihiala LGA, Anambra State barely escaped with their lives after they were caught having sex in the open during a funeral in the community.
Only the quick intervention of youths in the community prevented the man and woman from being lynched, The Punch reported, quoting a source.
The man and woman were reportedly given a tongue lashing, and the man was fined six cartons of beer and some cash by the elders, to enable them appease the gods.
“This abominable act took place during a burial ceremony of a lady at Umuduru Village, Ihiala.
“It was gathered from an eyewitness that a woman believed to be a commercial sex worker living in one of the brothels in this community, apparently under an influence , said she wanted to perform ‘a show’ .
“As part of the show, she stripped and dragged a young man simply known as ‘Chinwuba’ from Ogboro Umunwaji Village in Ihiala out of the crowd. Both engaged in a sex orgy right in front of onlookers with impunity.
“Some angry youths pounced on them and in the process, the lady escaped. But Chinwuba was not that lucky. It took the intervention of the elders who restrained the irate youths from sending the man to his early grave.
“The elders fined him six cartons of beer and an undisclosed amount of money . They (elders) said the fine was to appease the gods of the land for the abominable act,” the Punch reported, quoting the source.