Increasing consumption of hyena meat in Kismayo
Sunday-(HOL) – Residents in the port city of Kismayo started consuming hyena meat,after Alshabab militants authorized it.
Hunting, trading, and eating hyena is spreading in the area, which created a shock among people in Kismayo.
Anonymous mother in Kismayo told Hiiraan Online that the consumption of this meat increased in the city in the past few months.
She says the price of hyena meat has risen and it’s affordable to only rich people.
Consumption of hyena meat became a matter of discussion to the puplic, which is very alien to the Somali culture.
Another resident in Kismayo told Hiiraan Online that there are some restaurants started selling hyena meat with different foods.
According to Islamic teachings consuming the meat of scavengers is brohibited, but Alshabab insists that this kind of meat is approved by Islam.
Islamic scholars in Kismayo gave contradicting interpretations to the matter.
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