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Traditional healer accused of killing child with albinism denies it all.

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Regardless of body parts being found in his cabin, Thokozani Msibi, the customary healer and asserted genius in the killing of Gabisile Shabane, has denied any association in her grim killing. 


Various observers in the homicide case have affirmed how Msibi had urged them to discover an individual living with albinism who they could forfeit as a component of "make easy money" ceremonies. 


However, when Msibi took to the remain on Wednesday, he asserted every one of them were lying. 


Under questioning in the high court, sitting in Middelburg, Msibi said that when he was captured in 2018 he had no clue about what his supposed violations were, and just scholarly of the frightful allegations against him when he went to court. 


I was additionally stunned when cops showed me those body parts. I don't have the foggiest idea how they arrived. 


Thokozani Msibi 


In any case, investigator Ntsika Mpolweni tested him on how Shabane's head and hand wound up in his indumba, a customary cottage. Msibi said: "I was likewise stunned when cops showed me those body parts. I don't have a clue how they arrived. 


"On the day Gabisile and Nkosikhona were captured, I was in Mbombela, where I had went with my wiped out sweetheart to see a healer. 


"I never schemed with anybody to search for an individual living with albinism." 


The customary healer is blamed for initiating an arrangement that brought about 13-year-old Shabane being hijacked alongside her 15-month-old nephew, Nkosikhona Ngwenya, from their home in Hlalanikahle in Emalahleni (once in the past Witbank). 


As per past witness declaration, Nkosikhona was an accidental setback in the grabbing. The interlopers had confused the fair looking baby with another youngster living with albinism in a similar house. At the point when they understood their slip-up, they supposedly threw Nkosikhona into a marsh close to the N4, where he suffocated. His deteriorated body was discovered weeks after the fact. 


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The court has heard how Shabane, then again, had to drink a cocktail bound with brake liquid and furthermore smoke dagga before she was killed and eviscerated. Her body parts were taken out and she was covered in a shallow grave on a homestead in Cullinan which witnesses said had a place with Msibi. 


A few days after the fact, her executioners got back to the grave where they guillotined her cadaver and surprisingly hacked off her mind – all in a bid to make their muti significantly more remarkable. 


A portion of Shabane's body parts – including a piece of her skull and a hand – were found at the premises where Msibi counseled, while different parts had, as per past state observers, currently been offered to different customers. The remainder of the body was found in Cullinan. 


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Msibi's supposed association in Shabane's killing had been vouched for by a few observers, including another conventional healer, Sipho Ndlovu from Eswatini. 


Ndlovu last week affirmed that he was stunned when his brother by marriage, Mfanasibili Gamedze, who is likewise a conventional healer, had moved toward him for help with 2018 alongside Msibi. 


Ndlovu said the pair let him know how they had killed Shabane for her body parts and presently required amazing muti to scrub them as well as to help them in avoiding the police. They had gone with Shabane's body parts to Eswatini. The two men, Ndlovu said, had even offered part of Shabane's skull to him as installment for his help. He rejected. 


Ndlovu told the court he was nauseated by their demonstration and, all things considered, gave them muti to make their stomachs tight and sent them to go play out an insignificant custom in the veld. He reached the police when they left his premises. 


The customary healer was striking as he looked at Msibi without flinching last week and let him know he was "not a healer but rather a witch". 


Gamedze was captured in Eswatini and kicked the bucket while in police authority before he could be removed to SA to confront preliminary connected to Shabane's homicide. 


Yet, Msibi on Wednesday let the court know that "he had never met Ndlovu and saw him without precedent for court". 


"I don't have a clue how he knows me," Msibi said. 


Msibi let the court know that the ranch where Shabane's body was found was not his and that it had a place with his better half. She is relied upon to affirm in the preliminary.

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