Skeptic News: Graverobbers steal head

Traditional healer and two men arrested in connection with stealing a dead mans head, one is a son of the family’s pastor.

Last week in Lobaleng township in Makwassie, North West Soweto, were shocked to discover their relatives head had been stolen and that it had allegedly been cut off by close neighbours. Ezekiel Motloung, 42, was buried last week and one of the two men who allegedly dug the grave and desecrated the head is a son of the family’s pastor.

According to the family, the three suspects are well-known to them,  they had attended the funeral and were very helpful during the funeral, the traditional healer lives in the next street from the deceased’s parental home.

It is not clear why the men desecrated the grave but the three are expected to appear at the Wolmaransstad Magistrate’s Court today and their reason may become clear during the legal process.

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