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Family Kills Man Who Picks Soccer Over Religion

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posted on Jun, 17 2010 @ 11:02 AM
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Family Kills Man Who Picks Soccer Over Religion


www.cbsnews.com

A South African man who wanted to watch a World Cup football match instead of a religious program was beaten to death by his family in the northeastern part of the country, police said Thursday.

David Makoeya, a 61-year-old man from the small village of Makweya, Limpopo province, fought with his wife and two children for the remote control on Sunday because he wanted to watch Germany play Australia in the World Cup. The others, however, wanted to watch a gospel show.
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posted on Jun, 17 2010 @ 11:02 AM
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Okay, I knew that religion can be important to some, but these people went beyond any reason, if the source is to believed.

You have to remember that reports as such are not always accurate, but if it is, then it's somewhat disturbing. Also, one has to bear in mind that not all (obviously!) religious people behave in such manner.

One cannot but wonder what people are willing to do for their preferences!

-v

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