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Sri Lanka: Invasion Of The Grease Devils

Categories: South Asia, Sri Lanka, History, Law

In some Sri Lankan rural areas panic spread that Grease Yaka, a mythical character is on the loose and two youths were mob lynched on suspicion. These grease devils are mythical robbers that grease themselves up and break into homes to either steal or rape/kill women. Indi.ca opines [1] that “it’s a rumor attached to normal levels of crime, gone out of control”.