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Prophet steals congregant’s phone, sells it for $7

A self-styled Bulawayo prophet has been sentenced to three months in prison after  he stole  and sold a Nokia Lumia phone from a congregant and sold it for $7.

Givemore Mujeyi (23) stole Mr Shakemore Marange’s phone while they were at a prayer meeting at Marange’s home in Matshobane suburb, he took the phone under the pretext that he wanted  to exorcise the phone as it was a source of misfortune.

Prosecuting, Mrs Thembeni Mpofu told the court that:

Thursday last week, Mujeyi attended a prayer meeting at Marange’s home.

“During the meeting he asked Marange to wrap his phone with a white cloth and give it to him so he could pray over it because it was the reason why things were not going well in his life.

Mujeyi put the phone in a clay pot, prayed over it and later asked to put the clay pot in a spare bedroom so that no one could see or touch it.

Marange confronted Mujeyi and he said he took the phone and sold it.A police report was made and Mujeyi was arrested.

Mujeyi told  that he stole the phone and sold it for $ 7 because he wanted quick money. 

He pleaded guilty to a charge of theft and was sentenced to three months in jail……Chronicle


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