- A Twitter user claimed that one family rejected their potential daughter-in-law because of tattoos
- The Twitter post got a lot of attention as people found the details about the process to be harrowing
- People in the comments doubted that the story was true and discussed how the scenario would be criminal
A story about unsuccessful dowry negotiations has gone viral on social media after elders discovered a tattoo on the bride-to-be’s thighs.
A dowry negotiations ceremony was cancelled after uncle spotted tattoo on the bride-to-be’s thigh. Photo: Latest Kalenjin Songs, Deviavita.
The dowry negotiators had made advanced steps to ensure the marriage followed proper cultural tests, and a purity test was necessary.
The bride was taken to a secluded room to have herself ‘checked’ by the ‘purity experts’, who are her uncles before the wedding negotiations could proceed.
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According to a Twitter post by @lebohangbokako, an uncle was the one doing the chastity test when the body marking was spotted.
Read the post below:
Many people were shocked that uncles were supposedly doing the traditional chastity test.
According to The Christian Science Monitor, traditionally, the test is done by elderly women in the family.
Many suggested the person behind the Twitter account was making up the story.
See nentizen’s reactions below:
“In today’s episode of things that didn’t happen.”
“Discovered during what?? Done by who?”
“Why is the man’s uncle the one doing the testing? It’s already invasive that oAunty do it. Now malume? She dodged a bullet.”
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