20 November 2017
   
Mugabe, Mnangagwa to meet soon: Army
Defiant Mugabe calls cabinet meeting
Jonathan Moyo says safe outside Zim
Shut-down Harare demo Tuesday: War vets
COUP LATEST: Zanu PF legislators summoned
Kenya court upholds Kenyatta 's win
Deadline for Mugabe to resign passes
MDC-T rules out Mnangagwa coalition
MORE NEWS
Stock market drops $3bln in two days
Central bank ups tobacco incentive
MORE BUSINESS
Tuku, Winky D impress despite coup
Thomas Mapfumo not going to Zim
MORE SHOWBIZ
City drop points against Caps Utd
United ready to reel in City: Ibra
MORE SPORTS
Zimbabwe: The Thing and its Shadows
After the coup, whither Zimbabwe
MORE OPINION
 
This isn’t a national democratic project!
What possibilities for investment?
MORE COLUMNISTS
 
 
Satanists sucked my blood, claims boy, 5
19/03/2012 00:00:00
by Staff Reporter
 
Lucky escape ... Musaope Phiri shows off his scar
 
RELATED STORIES
New twist to Chit'za "egg witchcraft" case
Man breaks egg; Witchcraft! rules court
Witch hunts: court hears of bloody horns
‘Witches’ to have psychiatric tests
'Holy Spirit' helps woman catch witches
Teachers, nurses flee sex abuse goblins
Water flows as Gokwe mermaids 'appeased'
Sex-crazed goblin 'captured, killed'
Goblins terrorise women in Byo suburb
Zanu PF witchcraft murder plot trial on
'Witch' killer insane, judge rules
Witchcraft ring: Boy's head cut off
Witchcraft case a legal minefield
Suspended jail term for witch
A FIVE-YEAR-OLD boy was kidnapped and sucked of his blood by “suspected satanists”, a newspaper reported.
 
Musaope Phiri was grabbed from his grandmother’s home in the Gaza suburb of Chipinge town, allegedly by a man and a woman.

“I was carried to a secluded place some distance away from the house. The two then slit my lower neck using sharp objects and began to suck the blood that was gushing out,” the boy told the Sunday Mail newspaper.

The paper did not say when the incident happened.

Musaope, who bears a large scar on the top left side of his chest, claimed his attackers collected some of his blood in a small container.

His grandmother, Sarudzayi Musona, said she had left the boy in the kitchen while taking an evening shower.
 
“When I returned after some 20 minutes, I found my grandson gone,” she said.
 
Musaope said he passed out and only woke up the next morning and managed to walk home.
 
Doctors at Chipinge General Hospital said he was lucky to be alive after losing a lot of blood.

Chipinge police investigating the incident arrested a nurse who works at the local hospital but later released her after rumours swelled that she was responsible.

The nurse is accused by locals of “amassing considerable wealth through satanic dealings”, the Mail reported.

But she told reporters the rumours were the work of ex-colleagues at the hospital who were angry with her after she reported them for the theft of fuel donated by an NGO. Two employees had lost their jobs, she said.

“On the said date of the abduction, I was down with shigella (a bacterial disease) and have got the necessary documentation to prove that,” she said.

Police are investigating.


Advertisement


 
Email this to a friend Printable Version Discuss This Story
Share this article:

Digg it

Del.icio.us

Reddit

Newsvine

Nowpublic

Stumbleupon

Face Book

Myspace

Fark

 
 
 
comments powered by Disqus
 
RSS NewsTicker