Ritual of Dropping Babies Off Mosque Roof Investigated

Posted By Staff

Date: July 31st, 2009

Category: Nutty News

babyNEW DELHI, India –  Rights activists lashed out  at local officials who allowed hundreds of infants to be dropped from the roof of a mosque in  India in the belief that the fall, which ends when the babies are caught in a bedsheet,  would ensure good health and prosperity.  The infants, mostly under two years old, were dangled  from the roof , before being dropped about 50 feet onto a bedsheet held  by parents and other believers.  More…

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One Response to “Ritual of Dropping Babies Off Mosque Roof Investigated”

  1. Rod Says:

    Why is it that some of the most widely held beliefs are also the most asinine beliefs?

    What idiot would actually think that this is something that actually benefits the baby?

    Common sense: By not dropping a baby off of a roof, the baby is more likely to be healthy.

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