Shock as man munches raw snake in Nandi
09 July 2014, 11:21
Nandi - Residents of Nandi are in shock after a middle-aged man ate raw black mamba that had been run over by vehicle.
Shaddrack Kipkosgey said his appetite increased when he saw the reptile by the roadside and could not help but eat it.
“It was delicious and I enjoyed it,” said Kipkosgey.
However, he was stopped midway as his children saw him munch the snake and started screamed attracting villagers who snatched the snake from him and threw it away.
According to his children, the man had eaten another snake which he killed in his shamba sometimes back.
“This is the second time dad is eating raw snake. He had killed another one in our shamba and ate it completely,” said his 18-year-old daughter.
The villagers tied the man and took him to the Kapsabet county hospital for treatment.
Confirming the incident, the hospital Clinical Officer Josphat Endego said the man was treated and later discharged in a stable condition.
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