Throughout history, the term “witchcraft” has been used to refer to the practice of seeking to influence the lives of other people by the employment of sorcery, magic, or the invocation of purportedly supernatural abilities.
Some people identify witchcraft with the Devil because they regard it as having negative implications and in their view, witchcraft is related with the Devil.
People have a widespread belief that witches are at their most active during the night, when the majority of morally upstanding citizens are asleep. Ancient Navajos held the belief that a witch who wore the skin of a creature that had just just passed away could assume the form of any animal that she encountered when out during the night.
These “skinwalkers” convene about twelve in the morning around the wicker baskets in which they store the dead bodies of their victims. A number of African societies have the belief that witches execute their rites in close proximity to fire pits or cemeteries, and that after their ceremonies, they consume the flesh of the people they have killed.
If the person’s spirit is taken away from their body while they are being treated, they will eventually die. It is a widely held belief that African witches participate in the same kinds of perversions as their Western counterparts, such as the abuse of children, Satanism, and other forms of evil.
The police in Mpumalanga claim to have arrested yet another person suspected of practicing witchcraft; this one was dressed in all black and appeared to be wearing a wig.
Users on social media are split on the question of whether or not it is a statue or a frightening object.
A youngster was sentenced to death for paying a visit to her best friend’s ex-boyfriend.
There are some things that people will do in the name of love, including killing. One of those things is killing. A young woman’s decision to pay a visit to the ex-boyfriend of her best friend resulted in the taking of her own life. On September 29, 2022, the young person’s body was found in Duduza, Ekurhuleni, having been stabbed to death.
According to the Daily Sun, the two friends were having drinks when the deceased 19-year-old, Basetsana Motaung, made the decision to visit the ex-boyfriend of her best friend. Basetsana Motaung was found dead the following day.
This made the accused extremely uncomfortable, and she demanded to know why the deceased person went to see her ex-boyfriend.
An altercation broke out between the two, which led to the stabbing of Basetsana Motaung, which ultimately resulted in her death.
Following the commission of the crime, members of the community were successful in stopping a police van that was just driving by, which ultimately led to the capture of an 18-year-old suspect.
She is currently being held in detention and has been charged with murder since then. A neighbor named Regina Dlamini, who was recognized as making the claim, stated that the deceased person went to see her best friend’s ex-boyfriend. Regina stated that the person who was suspected of the murder discovered the murdered person sitting on the bed of the ex-boyfriend. According to the reports, the deceased woman responded to the suspect’s question about why she was there by stating that she wanted her ex-boyfriend to buy her some beer.
Regina continued by saying that she dragged the dead woman out because she wanted to take her back to her house. Regina asserted that the culprit approached them from behind while they were outside and stabbed the victim, who passed away a few minutes after the attack.
It was determined by the police that the victim had been stabbed twice on her upper torso before she passed away. The suspect in the murder case did show up in court, and the next time he is scheduled to appear in court is on the 14th of October 2022.
The shooting at the Kagiso tavern resulted in three deaths and six injuries
The incident took place on the evening of Friday, October 7, 2022, at approximately 22:30 local time in Soul City, which is located in the Kagiso Municipality of Gauteng.
According to a statement made by Brigadier Brenda Muridili, a spokesperson for the South African Police Service (SAPS), it has been reported that a group of people got together at a house and bought alcohol.
During the time that they were drinking and having a good time, they were ambushed by two suspects who were dressed in balaclavas and spoke Nguni. The suspects started shooting randomly both outside and inside the house.
According to Muridili, it is not currently known how the suspects escaped the scene of the crime. The investigation will focus on determining the reasons behind why the shooting occurred.
The on-site paramedics pronounced the deaths of two adult males and one adult female between the ages of 45 and 46, and six additional people were rushed to the nearby hospital for medical treatment.
Elias Mawela, the Commissioner of the Gauteng Police Department, has ordered the full deployment of all available resources to thoroughly examine the scene and investigate the incident.
Investigations are currently being conducted by the Provincial Serious and Violence Crime unit into two counts of murder and six counts of attempted murder. Nobody has been taken into custody as of right now. Police investigations continue.
According to Muridili, they are requesting that anyone who may have information on the whereabouts of the suspects call the SAPS Crime Stop number, which is 08600 10111, or send tips via the MySAPS application.