It may happen especially for people who do not adhere to strict, moral and hygienic standards.Eating out in public is not good, and women should keep indoors during their periods unless it’s absolutely necessary,” he said.
Another of her friends claimed nearly all houses in Kisauni are haunted and that the phenomenon is not new.
Halima*, a housewife, told this writer that during her pregnancy, a spirit almost made her lose her baby.
She says her mother organized for a religious teacher to conduct a cleansing ritual and gave her ‘protection’ which she wears round her wrist at all times.
We also heard of cases where a woman is betrothed to a spirit from birth, but could not verify these claims.
Sex workers are holding peaceful protests in Mombasa over increased cases of murder and sexual assaults of their colleagues by male clients.