Posts Tagged 'goat'

Indian Bank Trades Goats Not Money

So, you thought your bank was as effed-up as any financial institution could be. Think again, a bank in India not only lends goats, it also accepts goats as deposits.

According to PressTrust of India –

Women in remote Korawan, 70 km from Allahabad, have come up with a novel bank which exclusively deals with goats – accepting the animal as savings and lending it out as loans. In tough terrains of Mirzapur district, most of the people are engaged in crushing stone to earn a living. “Wives of these people help them in crushing stones and breed two-three goats for additional income,” Singh said.

Continue reading HERE.

 

Goat Arrested In Nigeria

goat “Police in Nigeria are holding a goat handed to them by a vigilante group, which said it was a car thief who had used witchcraft to change shape. A police spokesman in Kwara State has been quoted as saying that the “armed robbery suspect” would remain in custody until investigations were over. But another police spokesman told the BBC the goat was being held in case its owner claimed it. The belief in witchcraft and the power to change shapes is common in Nigeria. Police reform activists have condemned the “arrest”, saying it highlights the low education levels of many Nigerian police officers.”

Read the entire BBC post HERE.


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