Photos and video circulating show many fans of the Arafat storming his burial ground and subsequently removing his casket from the tomb.
This happened as families and friends of the late singer are gone after burying their beloved one. Security personel are also not available to prevent this occurence.
In the video, fans open widely the casket of the late singer after pulling it out of the tomb. The reason being that they want to confirm if it is really their hero, Arafat who is buried.
Prior to the burial, security personnel prevented the fans from accessing the cemetery and as a result, riot broke out. Police in ground had to use teargas to disperse the angry fans.
The late Arafat had many fans and the funeral organizer’s plan to prevent them from seeing his burial could be the contributing factor that caused anger which led to the action taken by these irate fans.
Watch the video below;
[VIDEO] Fans of Dj Arafat removed his casket from the tomb to confirm he is the one. pic.twitter.com/NvjYItzqI7
— WestAfrica 24 (@westafrica_24) August 31, 2019