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Extremists in Uganda kill a Christian convert, mutilate his dead body

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A Christian convert in Uganda has been brutally killed. The deceased Muluuta Kuzaifa and his wife and children converted to Christianity t years ago. The incident unfolded on April 1, when Kuzaifa was attacked when returning home from work.

Christian persecution in Uganda

His wife Fatuma Muluuta, told Morning Start News that her husband was disliked by his family, because he had converted to Christianity. She said that after converting to Christianity, a pastor provided them shelter. After two years the family decided to move to their home, but received threats and therefore started living in Kampala.

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On April 1, unidentified men attacked Muluuta Kuzaifa. “I heard him shouting for help, and immediately some neighbors rushed to the scene, and we found him bleeding with head injuries,” Morning Star reports. He was taken to the hospital for treatment. He died following day and days later his family members took his dead body from the morgue.

The widow said that her husband’s dead body was treated in indecent manner. The villagers mutilated his dead body, stabbed pins and made cuts in his body. “Word went around that Kuzaifa’s body was mutilated and not properly buried. His body was not washed, several pins were inserted into his body, they dug a very small grave for the body, and several cuts were made on his corpse”, she said.

Christians from Kachomo took the dead body and washed it. They buried him according to Christian faith. Fatuma Muluuta, says that she also received threats for her faith. “If you continue with Christianity, you will go the same way of your husband”, the messages read.