Skip to comments."They Ate Their Victims' Brains Raw": Cannibal Cult Arrested for Eating Seven Witch Doctors
Posted on 07/14/2012 11:49:07 AM PDT by DogByte6RER
"They ate their victims' brains raw": 'Cannibal cult' members arrested after seven 'witch doctors' brutally murdered
The cult members are thought to have eaten the witch doctors organs in the belief that they would attain supernatural powers and become bulletproof
Police in Papua New Guinea have unearthed a cannibal cult in the jungle thought to be responsible for the murders of seven suspected witch doctors.
The 29 cult members allegedly ate their victims' brains raw and made soup from their penises, according to police officials.
Madang Police Commander Anthony Wagambie said: They dont think theyve done anything wrong; they admit what theyve done openly.
Wagambie said the suspected killers believed their victims practiced sanguma, or sorcery, and had allegedly been extorting money and demanding sex from poverty-stricken villagers for supernatural services.
The cult members are thought to have eaten the witch doctors organs in the belief that they would attain supernatural powers and become bulletproof.
Wagambie said he believes there could be between 700 and 1,000 cult members in several villages in Papua New Guineas remote northeast interior.
All of them might have eaten human flesh, he said.
According to a report in The National, which is published in Papua New Guinea, 28 men and women appeared in a Madang court on Tuesday.
Wagambie said they were charged with willful murder.
It was not clear what happened to the 29th suspect. Murder is punishable by death in Papua New Guinea, a poor South Pacific island nation.
Wagambie said the suspects were not required to plea to the murder charges and were being held in custody.
Police will gather more witness statements before pressing charges related to the cannibalism allegations, he said.
Cannibalism was part of traditional culture in Papua New Guinea, where human flesh was known as "long pig," and survived in isolated pockets into the latter part of the 20th century while the country was under Australian colonial rule.
Wagambie, 36, said he had never heard of a previous case of cannibalism in his lifetime.
He expected police would make around 100 arrests over the weekend for cult-related crimes.
Four of the seven victims were murdered last week, Wagambie said, adding that no remains had been recovered.
"They're probably all eaten up," he said.
Cannibalism 101: A group of Papua New Guineans were allegedly part of a cannibal cult that killed and ate seven witch doctors, trying to take their powers. Picture: AFP
This whole stroy raeds like a bad stand-up joke ...
“So, have you heard the one about the witch doctor who walks into a cannibal restaurant?”
Teaser for “Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern”:
“So what kind of sausage is this in the soup?”
More coverage ...
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More signs of the Zombie Apocalypse.
Not a PING.
To which the Witch Doctor replied, "Ooh eeh ooh ahh ahh....ting tang walla walla bing bang."
Shoot, everybody KNOWS you hafta cook the brains first!
Waiter: “You want some crackers with that soup?”
Cannibal: “Nope. I have some *floating chunks* in it, already. Looks and smells just yummy!”
Cannibal cult - how do you know your cannibal friends aren’t going to eat you?
...the reason Jodie Foster didn't do the sequel.
Watch Obama send a team of of FDA inspectors to New Guinea to enforce an overhaul of food safety practices.
Who are we to judge their culture? Democrats will welcome them here through our Amnesty program.
Two cannibals are at the campfire and one says, “I hate my mother-in-law!” His buddy replies, “So try the potatoes”.
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