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'To get abused is one thing. To get abused in the name of God is another' – former pupils accuse KwaSizabantu of vicious corporal punishment

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KwaSizabantu.
Chanté Schatz

Bongani Sibisi, 40, was 12 years old when he asked one of his friends who had created God.

This question earned him 35 lashes with a red pipe which left him bloodied and labelled an "antichrist".

He cries bitterly as he speaks of this beating allegedly at the hands of Michael Ngubane, now the chairperson of KwaSizabantu Mission's Domino Servite School Board and a director at aQuelle.

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