Headman Chigodora, has been barred by a magistrate from forcing a man to participate in a cleansing ceremony.
Tapiwa Christopher Magumbe (60) was accused of witchcraft
and he was seen in a video being heckled at the headman’s court. He took the matter to court.
Mutare Magistrate Ms Purity Gumbo said “The respondents are
hereby barred or prohibited from forcing the Applicant to participate in any
ritual and or cleansing ceremony before any traditional healers or prophets
without his consent.”