In a polygamous marriage , secret to the whole family,4 women in Ghana Were reported to have fought for the body of their Husband.
The incident occurred when it was time for the collection of the body for the husband “Mwangi’s final funeral rites, the women, Janet Wambui, Lydia Wanjiru, Susan Wakuthii, and one other said to be from Kimbimbi village showed up.
All of them came claiming to be the wife of the deceased and in the presence of the man’s family and friends they engaged in a scuffle.
Try as those present did, the chaos could not be contained and it took an intervention from a police post nearby to bring the situation under control.
The police then ordered the mortuary attendants not to release the body until the fighting parties came to an agreement.
After some time, the women were prevailed upon to come to an agreement to allow the deceased’s family to claim the
It was then, the women reportedly cooled down and allowed the deceased’s uncle Mr Stanley Ngigi to collect the body.