Some children put spell on teachers

SERIOUS ISSUE: Reverend Paul Verryn , Bishop Peter Lee and Gauteng MEC for education Barbara Creecy attend the signing of the memorandum of understanding. It sets out the spirit and context of cooperation between Gauteng education department and faith-based organisations. PHOTO: ANTONIO MUCHAVE
SERIOUS ISSUE: Reverend Paul Verryn , Bishop Peter Lee and Gauteng MEC for education Barbara Creecy attend the signing of the memorandum of understanding. It sets out the spirit and context of cooperation between Gauteng education department and faith-based organisations. PHOTO: ANTONIO MUCHAVE

A SATANISM expert says that the practice is widespread in schools across the country.

"It is widespread across South African schools," former national head of the occult-related crimes unit in the SAPS, Kobus Jonker, said yesterday.

"Principals call me a lot to say that there are these problems at their schools. One of the main things is that these children are looking for acceptance because families have broken down.

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