MASVINGO – Three people have disappeared during a prayer ceremony at a river in Makasi Village under Chief Mapanzure, Provincial Police Spokesperson Kudakwashe Dhewa has confirmed.
Dhewa told The Mirror in an interview that Police is investigating the case of three persons who went missing on Friday.
The prayer session was led by Pastor Amos Chituri (49) of Agnes Access Apostolic Church and he is said to come from Mutasa District. The village where the incident happened is about 8km from Nemwana Growth Point or 40km from Masvingo.
Sources said that Chituri came to pray for one of the church members in the village who was not feeling well. He took church members to the river where one of those who was supposed to be prayed for was a village head by the name Tazvigwira.
A villager who declined to be named said the whole village believes that the three were taken by mermaids.
While praying at the stream, three elders of the church were with him when a great sound was heard and the elders and everyone there started talking in tongues and throwing themselves into the river and disappeared. https://masvingomirror.com