Ace detective: 80% of those involved in satanism are below the age of 18

2009-08-01 00:00

JOHANNESBURG — Approximately 80% of the 62 000 South Africans caught up in the web of Satanism are below the age of 18.

This is according to ace detective Piet Byleveld.

Moreover, a total of 14 children die every year as a result of their involvement with Satanism, he said.

“Parents must be on the alert when their children start lighting candles in skulls, have a pentagram on their bedroom floor, and wear only black clothes.”

Byleveld said boredom, TV games, peer pressure, money and power are some of the reasons why children become involved with Satanism.

He said children’s involvement with Satanism often leads to an involvement with drugs, crime and prostitution.


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