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17 people arrested for attacking a witch


Johannesburg - Seventeen individuals, including four youngsters, were captured in Nancefield, Musina, after a minister's home was torched after cases of black magic, Limpopo police said on Friday. 

The savagery began late on Monday evening when occupants of Nancefield showed up at the place of the 70-year-old minister, representative Ronel Otto said. 

He had clearly been found in a video saying he was associated with black magic and that his young little girl was a malicious soul. 

"The people group saw it and [went] to his home on Monday night and attempted to torch it with the family inside," said Otto. 

The police were called and safeguarded the minister, his significant other and little girl before they could be hurt. 

The gathering tossed stones at cops and their vehicles. Three of the officials on the scene were harmed, either by stones or broke glass. 

That evening the gathering moved to the N1 and attempted to impede the course among Musina and Beit Bridge. Police finished the barricade. 

On Tuesday night, the gathering activated again and this time prevailed with regards to torching the minister's home. 

On Wednesday, a gathering went to the minister's sibling's home and tossed stones and shakes. The family was inside the house at that point, however nobody was harmed. 

Police found and captured the 17 for illegal conflagration, noxious harm to property and public viciousness. 

They showed up in the Musina Magistrate's Court on Thursday. The four minors, matured 16 and 17, were delivered into the guardianship of their folks. 

Five of the grown-ups were delivered on R2 000 bail each. The remainder of the gathering didn't get bail and will stay in authority. The case was delayed to May 27. 

Otto said the minister and his family were not harmed, however were taken at first to the police headquarters for their own wellbeing. 

''Today it's calm,'' said Otto on Friday, yet added that police were checking on the grounds that the local area actually appeared to be somewhat disrupted. 

The Sowetan detailed that the video with the minister making his cases, what began the tumult, was screened on Charis TV, which communicates Christian chapel gatherings. 

Clasps on YouTube show certain individuals in a chapel gathering telling stories of being moved by - or professing to have messages from - Satan, notice that he was out to get the Christians.

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