March 11, 2013 – Ritual Wedding: 8-Year-old Boy Married Woman 61 To Make Ancestors Happy In South Africa (Photos)
Few weeks ago NaijaGists.com shared with you the story of a young boy who married an elderly woman in South Africa to make his ancestors happy. Read the story here if you missed it
The 8-year-old boy identified as Sanele Masilela got married to a 61-year-old woman, Helen Shabangu in South Africa.
According to sources, this kind of ritual wedding is common in South Africa and Zimbabwe. They usually do it as a form of ritual to appease the gods.
The 61-year-old woman has five children with a husband but she must do the ritual wedding to avoid bad things from happening in the family of the boy.
See more photos from the ritual wedding below.