The “night runners” as they are called by the people of rural Kenya, are said to be villagers possessed by demons which compels them to scare their neighbours and cause terror at night.

This documentary is the latest from BBC Africa Eye.

Reporter for BBC Africa Eye, Tom Odula investigates this enigma and sheds the light on the reality behind the myth as well as showcase exclusive footage of these “night runners” in action.

Watch the documentary below (beware of disturbing images):