Thursday, November 28, 2019

Chicken Dinner Possessed By Satan

From Khaleda Rahman's 11-14-19 Newsweek article entitled "Man Who Strangles Sister to Death Believed His Chicken Dinner Was Possessed by Satan":

A man strangled his sister to death after believing his chicken dinner was possessed by the devil, a court has heard.

Khalid Ashraf, 32, choked his sister Sarah Ashraf to death after she came to visit him at his apartment in Tower Hamlets, London, in January, London's Metropolitan Police said. He later told police that he had killed his 35-year-old sister because he had been told to do so by Satan and his Buddhist leader.

The court heard Ashraf became depressed after being diagnosed with HIV in 2011, Metro reported. Prosecutors said he had worked as an auditor at KPMG for eight years until October 2018, according to the newspaper.

Police said his sister had come to stay with him in his two-bedroom flat after she became concerned about his mental health, although he had not been diagnosed with an illness.

According to Metro, Sarah Ashraf told her boyfriend about her concerns after Ashraf told her "that the chicken on his plate had been talking to him," the court heard.

Prosecutor James Mulholland said Ashraf later told police he had killed his sister and said: "Satan whispers into people's ears and he used manipulation and lies to commit acts," the website reported.

To read Rahman's entire article, click HERE.

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