December 7, 2021

Pupil (16) accused of witchcraft takes her own life

He urged the public not to mobilise, saying this could put pressure on pupils writing their final examination.

Pupil (16) accused of witchcraft takes her own life

Pupil (16) accused of witchcraft takes her own life photo credit: Sowetan LIVE

“I feel like I am a failure, actually I am, as the teacher said so. It’s better for me to leave school. Imagine to be embarrassed like that! I just want to die so as to be free from all these pains.”

These are the last words of Lathitha Nako to one of her friends after she was accused of witchcraft at school last week.

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