Bald man decapitated 'because killers thought there was gold in his head'

It is believed this superstition is being pushed by corrupt witch doctors who use the heads for their own purposes.

Mozambique, Africa

1/19/2022 2:40:00 PM

All that glitters is not gold 😬 A man in Mozambique reportedly lost his head because of a superstitious belief that bald men have gold inside their skulls.

It is believed this superstition is being pushed by corrupt witch doctor s who use the heads for their own purposes.

The case is far from the first of its kind.In fact it is possibly the resurgence of a trend where people kill for the gold they believe is kept inside a bald person’s head.Thereported on the ritual attacks growing in prominence in 2017, after at least five men were murdered for their body parts.

Of the five that the authorities knew about, three were killed in one week alone.Some locals believe bald men have gold inside their skulls (Picture: Getty Images)It is believed people go ahead with the violence because witch doctors convince them about the gold superstition whilst actually intending to use the heads for their own purposes.

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