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Meaning of the Ritual Done at Slain Tirop's Home and the Effects it has for the Suspect's Family

A cleansing ceremony was carried out today at Agnes Tirop's home in Nandi county as the suspect was locked up in remind for the next 20 days to allow for investigations to take place. Agnes Tirop is a Kenyan athlete who was found murdered on 13th October. The suspect of the murder is alleged to be her lover who tried to escape after the incident.

According to Citizen TV, the cleansing ceremony was done at her home in Nandi county. The elders of the Kaplel clan do it wise to carry out the cleansing ceremony in the house where the murder took place to allow members of the family to use the house without fear.

During the cleansing, a sheep was killed by suffocating it until it does. This is a painful process of dying done as a form of sacrifice. After the goat dies, the intestinal juice is extracted and sprinkled on the surface where the murder took place. By doing so, the cleansing of the place is done. However, the family revealed that the slain athlete will be laid to rest on Saturday 23rd at home and the family of her husband is barred from attending the function. Moreover, Tirop's family has asked the family of the alleged murderer not to come for another ritual where a cow is presented as a form of asking for forgiveness. This statement will have repercussions on the family of her lover who allegedly murdered her.

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