, MAPUTO, Feb 26 – Two young men accused of having sex with a goat in central Mozambique are facing criminal charges, and the goat\’s owner is demanding they make traditional wedding arrangements, state media said Friday.
The young men, whose names and ages were not released, were caught in the act by police and arrested outside the rural town of Mbucuta in central Mozambique, said the website of the state broadcaster.
"One of the young men was naked and holding the goat\’s head, and the other was having sex with the animal," witness Mario Creva told Radio Mozambique.
District prosecutor Leonides Mapasse said the two will face trial for simple larceny.
The goat\’s owner may also file a civil suit against them, he said.
The owner is demanding the young men pay him damages and initiate a traditional wedding ceremony by paying "lobolo", a dowry, a family member told Radio Mozambique.