Charges dropped against Alph Lukau 'resurrection' hoax accused

Charges dropped against Alph Lukau 'resurrection' hoax accused

- The charges have been dropped against Nkululeko Dlamini, 35, and 40-year-old Silungisani Sibanda, aka Grace Ncube

- The duo were arrested in connection with the Alph Lukau resurrection hoax

- The news was confirmed by the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA)

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In April, Briefly.co.za reported two people were arrested and charged with fraud for Elliot's resurrection "miracle".

Nkululeko Dlamini, 35, and 40-year-old Silungisani Sibanda were charged with fraud in relation to the resurrection hoax done by Pastor Alph Lukau earlier this year.

However, charges against the pair have been dropped, Times LIVE reported on Wednesday.

NPA spokesperson Phindi Mjonondwane confirmed that the charges had been dropped and added that there was still an ongoing investigation.

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In February, Pastor Alph Lukau made headlines after a video appeared online which showed him 'resurrecting' a man at his church.

South Africans called Lukau out and dubbed him a fake prophet. Three funeral parlours also filed lawsuits against the infamous religious leader on grounds of slander.

According to the funeral parlours, their names had been used in the resurrection miracle without their knowledge and it caused "reputation damage'.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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