Tokoloshes steal dockets - court evidence

Tokoloshes steal dockets - court evidence
2011-02-28 21:22

Pietermaritzburg - A public petition handed to the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate’s Court on Monday alleges that tokoloshes (evil spirits) are being used to steal court dockets.

The petition alleged that murder accused Mduduzi Manqele, a wealthy traditional healer, was “well-known for keeping evil creatures which collect dockets from court”.

“We fear, once released, his evil creatures will tamper with the investigations,” the petition continued.

A crowd of of people, who had travelled about 45km to the court, protested loudly outside.

Manqele, 48, and co-accused Roger Thusi, 30, face charges of murdering Loyisa Jokweni, 18, whose head was found in a freezer in the home of Thusi’s girlfriend in Pietermaritzburg.

A source in the community said Thusi led the police to Manqele after allegedly being told by him to behead Jokweni and put the head in a freezer “to get rich”.

Magistrate Bessie du Toit granted Manqele bail after his advocate Martin Krog submitted that there was no evidence against him.

Krog said the allegations against Manqele in the petition were baseless.

Du Toit refused Thusi’s application for bail.

After the discovery of the head in the freezer, angry people from the area where Manqele practised set fire to his house and tuckshop.

They also burned the house where Thusi allegedly kept the head, with a frozen snake coiled around it.

The case was adjourned to March 30.

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How is this any more absurd than fearing a red guy with hooves, horns and a pointed tail who lives in a hot place and who sends his evil servants out into the world to do his nefarious bidding?


epic fail

I think these are the same tokoloshes who kept stealing my homework. Teachers didn’t believe me. Arseholes.

How does the tokoloshe reach the dockets on a desk if it can’t reach you in your bed when it’s on 2 bricks?

Show me the CCTV footage… THEN I might be inclined to entertain the thought of someone dressing up as a short little imp with a penis slung over his shoulder intent on stealing a court docket as opposed to raping a virgin on a bed.

It surely isn’t. I remember the NG Kerk went on a search for the Devil the other day but cannot remember if they ever found him or not…

As I recall, the spark-plug* church elders decreed that Satan does not, in fact, exist. No doubt, they reached this surprising conclusion from a shortage of evidence coupled to some inordinately contrived theological subterfuge (one dare not call it “reasoning”), and this finding didn’t sit too well with many of the more run-of-the-mill congregants. One must admire the delicious irony, though: They can declare Satan’s non-existence based on a similar line of reasoning that atheists use to conclude the extreme improbability of any deity’s existence, namely a paucity of evidence.


* rwenzori, ca. 2010

Now I know who’s been stealing my socks!