North West priest arrested for murder
Mahikeng - A priest has been arrested for murder in Vrischgewagte near Mahikeng, North West police said on Saturday.
Brigadier Thulani Ngubane said the priest allegedly gave four women a concoction that was meant to heal them on Thursday.
"Two of them died and two are in Gelukspan Hospital after consuming it."
He said the priest gave the women a mixture of spirits, cocoa and chillies to drink. They later complained of stomach aches.
The priest was expected to appear in the Atamelang Magistrate's Court on Monday.