Drug addicts ransack church
MEMBERS of the Apostolic Church in Zion were left without chairs and the pastor’s lectern after drug addicts broke into the church in Kwa-Nonqaba township and stole a number of items including the choir uniforms.
The theft was discovered by members of the church choir when they arrived at the makeshift building for their music rehearsals on Wednesday evening.
Choir leader Nobuzwe Lithatha yesterday said this was not the first time their church had been vandalised and items stolen.
Last year criminals removed several items including church uniforms from the back room of the church.
Kwa-Nonqaba police said they were investigating a case of theft.
Church elder Bethwell Duma said he still could not believe that this had happened for the second time in his church.
“We are very disturbed. They stole windows, chairs and the pulpit and some church robes. It is winter now and very cold. We are now forced to worship in a cold environment.
“People are now forced to bring chairs from their homes. Children will now be forced to sit on the floor because the chairs have been stolen. We urge anyone who has any information to report the matter to the local police.”
DEVIL’S WORK: Drug addicts in Kwa-Nonqaba township robbed the local church of chairs, the pulpit and choir uniforms.