In an unusual and startling incident that has gripped social media, a young Ghanaian man in his early twenties faced an unconventional form of justice after being caught in the act of defecating inside a cemetery.
The incident, captured in a now-viral video, has sparked a wide range of reactions and discussions regarding issues of sanitation, public behaviour, and communal responses to perceived wrongdoings.
The young man, who had reportedly made a habit of defecating in bushes and cemeteries, found himself in an uncomfortable and humiliating situation when a group of young men apprehended him in the act.
Rather than involving authorities or following conventional legal procedures, the group decided to take matters into their own hands.
In a scene that has left many shocked and intrigued, the group compelled the young man to consume a portion of his own waste and further spread the remainder on his face.
The act was a stark form of humiliation and a demonstration of their displeasure with his behaviour.
After this unusual ordeal, the young man was released on the condition that he swore never to defecate inside the cemetery again.
While the act of defecating in public spaces is indeed a sanitation concern, the response to this particular incident has ignited debates about the appropriateness of vigilante justice and the potential implications of such actions.
Many have argued that this type of response is not only degrading but also raises questions about individuals taking the law into their own hands.