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The complex issue of investigating religious acts

Last week on the Midday Report, the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities said it was going to investigate the practices of some religious leaders, after a man dubbed the snake pastor was found to be feeding snakes and rats to his congregation.

Stephen spoke to Councillor Edward Masadza of the Commission about exactly how this investigation will be conducted.

We are going to investigate the complaints that came to out commission. We want to understand the issue of commercialisation and cause of behavior we're seeing in religions practice in our country.

Councillor Edward Masadza, Commission for the Promotion and Protection of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities

This article first appeared on 702 : The complex issue of investigating religious acts


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