Photos showing a man in a “ghost-like” skeleton costume have been shared widely on Facebook in Kenya.
But what’s the real story behind these photos?
Burglaries in Zimbabwe
The story went viral in Zimbabwe on 27 May 2021 and appears to have been shared in Kenya the day after, with the claim the robber was Kenyan.
Veteran Zimbabwean journalist Hopewell Chin’ono wrote about the incident on Facebook and Twitter. He said that the man was breaking into homes in Gutu, a district in southern Zimbabwe, pretending to be a ghost.
All evidence suggests the photos are from Zimbabwe, not Kenya.
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