News flash- penis theft is on the rise. In the Congo sorcerers has been stealing or shrinking penises with reckless abandon. Beware entering into taxis with people with gold rings, they could perform a penis snatch. Police have been working hard on the problem, but results have been flaccid- no word on when the investigation will climax.
Some of the accused practitioners have been beat, often with little or no hard evidence. Superstition and witchcraft deeply penetrate Congolese beliefs.