Cops investigate after ‘prophet,’ congregant drown during ‘spiritual ceremony’

The 26-year-old prophet and the teenager were among a group of congregants who had gathered for the event.

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JOHANNESBURG - Police are investigating after two people drowned in Limpopo.

It’s understood a “prophet” and a 16-year-old congregant were allegedly performing a spiritual ceremony at the Ngwedi River in Thohoyandou on Thursday.

The 26-year-old prophet and the teenager were among a group of congregants who had gathered for the event.

Police spokesperson Motlafela Mojapelo said: “Communities members have been warned to be careful when entering the water and they should preferably do so if they are able to swim to prevent similar incidences from happening.”