In a shocking incident, the final resting place of dancehall artiste Mad Daag was burglarised, leaving fans and followers of the artiste’s legacy appalled.
The discovery of the grave’s desecration came to light through a video posted on social media platforms, capturing the shocking sight of Mad Daag’s grave with a gaping hole bashed out at one end. The contents of the grave, including money (both local currency and US Dollars), liquor, jewellery, and even eyeglasses, were reported stolen.
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While it remains unclear who exactly was responsible for this audacious act, the videographer who captured the scene suggested that the culprits might be individuals who attended the funeral and saw the valuable items placed in the grave.
The story shared by @jamaicamateyangroupiepinkwall also included a screenshot of Mad Daag’s casket revealing the items within before his burial.
See a picture of Mad Daag’s casket revealing the items placed inside below:
The incident has ignited a debate among fans and observers alike. Some expressed their outrage and disdain toward the burglars, highlighting the insensitivity and audacity required to commit such an act. Others, however, shifted the blame to those who placed the money and valuables within the casket, arguing that such a practice invites theft and undermines the sanctity of the burial site.
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Another perspective arose, suggesting that the items placed in the grave hold little practical value in that context and might ultimately find their way into the hands of those in need, even family members.
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Mad Daag, a prominent member of the dancehall clan “6ix” led by Squash, passed away on May 13, 2023.
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