Digging Graves for Muti | Sangoma and 2 Arrested for Muti

Digging Graves for Muti. A sangoma and his crew were arrested in Tswane after they were found inside digging graves.

The trio was found red-handed by police officials digging graves allegedly looking for bones inside a coffin. Police further reported that the suspects tried to offer police official a bribe of R1500.

Police said they responded after receiving a complaint from security guards working the night shift at a graveyard regarding people who did up graves.

Digging Graves for Muti


The Tshwane Metro Police Department (TMPD) regional members said upon arriving at the scene, they found three people inside the grave busy digging. When the three suspects were questioned, they could not account for their actions and where they got permission to dig up the graves.

Among the three suspects was a Sangoma. They were allegedly looking for dead people’s bones for muti purposes. The suspects tried to offer a bribe of R1 500. They were then arrested for violating graveyard regulations, malicious damage to property, and bribery.

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