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Madagascar: More than a hundreds of thieves zebu killed by villagers in the region of Fort-Dauphin




Madagascar: More than a hundreds of thieves zebu killed by villagers in the region of Fort-Dauphin
Thieves of zebus (dahalo) were chased by villagers, after a series of attacks of herds of zebus in Bevoay in the region of Fort Dauphin.
 
Chased, dahalo have suffered heavy losses of more than a hundred thieves of zebus were killed, some lynched to death according to the local police.

There are six dead on the side of the villagers.
 
As a remember, the thieves of zebus have increased raids on cattle herds in the South of Madagascar, with 4,755 cattle stolen since the beginning of 2013.
 
Since late December 2012, the Malagasy government stopped the Tandroka operation (note: take the bull by the horns), conducted since September against thieves zebu to curb insecurity in southern Madagascar.

The mare of Remenabila, historic leader of dahalo and considered public enemy No. 1 continues in the Fort Dauphin in the heart of southern Madagascar.
 
Zebu theft comes from ancient Malagasy traditions still strongly rooted in the hinterland.
 
Symbol of manhood before marriage, criminal gangs have diverted from its original meaning, replacing it by a lucrative business.



Antso Rajaona


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