The Johannesburg magistrate’s court has withdrawn charges against two people arrested in connection with the “resurrection video” at Alleluia Ministries International church which is headed by Pastor Alph Lukau.
National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) spokesperson Phindi Mjonondwane confirmed that the case against Nkululeko Dlamini, 35, and Silungisani Sibanda (aka Grace Ncube), 40, had been struck off the roll.
Pastor Lukau said about the outcome of the case against Dlamini and Sibanda: “Many people came to a conclusion that we staged a resurrection miracle and were hoping the accused would give evidence against us.”
He said the church had been consistent in maintaining its innocence in the matter.
“We don’t fake miracles. A lot of people decided to (wrongly) incriminate us in staging a resurrection miracle,” he said.