A Prophetic and Healing Deliverance (PHD) Ministries female congregant is on the run after she allegedly snatched a handbag from another member who had been sitting next to her during a church service last week, it has been reported.
According to The Sunday Mail , a Harare Magistrates Court issued a warrant of arrest for Mavis Masora (38) of number 16 Mukuyu Drive Chiwaridzo, Bindura after she failed to turn up for an initial hearing last week.
Masora is accussed of stealing a bag belonging to Faustine Mawarire (36) of 34 Shurugwi Township.
The bag contained various items and money, all valued at $92.
It is the State’s case that on 11 January at around 12 noon, the complainant, Mawarire went to take a bath and left her bag in church at the PHD premises in Waterfalls, Harare. On her return, the bag was nowhere to be found. “She suspected that Masora who had been sitting next to her and had already left her seat.
“The complaint reported to the church security who later nabbed the accused, searched her and recovered a skirt, blouse, pair of shoes, small bag and lotion in her bag,” reads the court papers.
Masora was taken to Waterfalls Police Station where she was further searched and was found in possession of the complainant’s house keys and two pairs of stockings.