Zaka Villagers Torch Granny’s Hut Over Witchcraft

In a very depressing development, an elderly woman from Zaka together with her ten grandchildren are now living in the open after irate villagers who accused the woman of bewitching them torched down her house.

Reports say the incident happened in Vaviri Village under Chief Nyakunhuwa last week.

It is understood that the fiasco started after the villagers consulted a Tsikamunda who accused Letwin Chiuka (59) of bewitching them.

The gathering was at the village head’s place, the Mirror reported.

According to sources, the village head advised Chiuka and her family to vacate the village during the meeting as other villagers were threatening to kill her.

Masvingo Provincial Police Spokesperson Inspector Kudakwashe Dhewa could not be reached for comment.

It is also reported that the fire started at around 11 pm, and children had to be rescued from the huts where they were sleeping.

Chiuka and her family subsequently filed a report at Jerera Police Station, but nothing has been done to apprehend the suspects.

Zwnews

Share

Recent Posts

JUST IN: Murehwa Magistrate arrested ‘for taking bribes’

The Zimbabwe AntiCorruption Commission (ZACC) has arrested Murehwa Magistrate Terence Mashaire on allegations of receiving… Read More

1st March 2024

President Mnangagwa to officially open 5th International Renewable Energy Conference and Expo

President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa is today expected to officially open the 5th International Renewable Energy… Read More

1st March 2024

Gold Coin and Gold-backed Digital Token Prices – 01 March 2024

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has issued more than 736,52 kilogrammes worth of gold-backed… Read More

1st March 2024

Don’t buy me a car, rather channel your ‘donation’ to vulnerable members of public, Shadaya Knight tells followers

Prominent social media influencer Shadaya Knight has declined an offer by his followers to buy… Read More

1st March 2024

400 000 vehicles dodge licence fees, ZINARA

Only 800 000 out of 1,2 million registered vehicles are being compliant in terms of… Read More

1st March 2024

LATEST ZIMSTAT DATA: Zimbabwe registers 43% trade deficit

Zimbabwe exported goods worth US$540 million in January and imported goods worth US$692.7 million during… Read More

29th February 2024