ARTICLES RELATING TO RITUAL CRIMES

'Satanists', state security blamed for Muslim cemetery desecration in Cape Town

2019-11-01 14:41

The Al-Jamah-ah party has slammed the Department of State Security for not detecting a perceived "Satanic" desecration of about 80 graves at the Mowbray Muslim Cemetery in Cape Town.

Body parts 'cut for muthi'

2017-03-09 10:12

Gruesome details of the beheading of a KwaZulu-Natal murder victim, allegedly for muthi purposes, have emerged in court.

No body parts, or sex with patients - traditional healers' president

2016-09-01 11:32

Traditional healers need to stop using human body parts, having sex with their patients, and helping criminals, the president of the South African Traditional Healer's Association has said.

Satanic ritual: Boy's grandparents, uncle, pastor in court

2015-03-03 11:36

The grandparents of a 9-year-old boy, his uncle, and a pastor are due back in court for a bail application after their arrest over a suspected satanic ritual that led to the boy's alleged rape and molestation.

Pair in court for kidnapping, murdering boy, 5

2015-01-10 14:06

A man and a youth have appeared in court in connection with the kidnap and murder of a 5-year-old boy whose decomposed body was found with his private parts missing, North West police say.

Group of 10 wanted for killing Eastern Cape family

2014-07-28 11:43

Eastern Cape police say they are searching for a group of 10 people who allegedly killed three family members and burnt their homestead.

Boys, 16, due in court for girls' murders

2014-02-21 07:16

Two teenage boys who were arrested in connection with the murder of two Soweto schoolgirls are expected to appear in court, police say.

 

Limpopo man sentenced to life in prison for stabbing, stoning grandmother to death

2018-04-25 10:28

A man who killed his grandmother because he suspected her of witchcraft has been sentenced to life in prison.

'He hasn't told us about the missing body parts of our child'

2016-09-28 11:21

The family of a Limpopo woman murdered by a sangoma for her body parts still have unanswered questions.

Woman cut in two, mutilated in Limpopo

2016-02-01 11:57

The body of a 61-year-old woman has been found cut in two and mutilated in Limpopo, police say.

Severed child hands found on river bank

2015-02-19 10:33

The severed hands of at least two children have been found on the banks of the Umgeni River near Howick in KwaZulu-Natal, according to a report.

4 held over Tanzania albino girl kidnapping

2014-12-31 20:21

Police in Tanzania say they have arrested four people over the kidnapping of an albino girl in the north of the country, where many are killed and their body parts sold as lucky charms.

Mom testifies in muti murder trial

2014-02-26 07:44

A mother has testified that she left her 6-year-old daughter in the care of a woman who was later charged with the child's muti murder.

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