Village shocked by charges against 'down-to-earth' Edwin Sodi

Fraud accused 'never showed opulent lifestyle'

01 December 2020 - 11:42 By Peter Ramothwala
An Evangelican Lutheran Church of Southern Africa which controversial businessman Edwin Sodi is helping to build in Pelana village in Bolobedu, Limpopo.
An Evangelican Lutheran Church of Southern Africa which controversial businessman Edwin Sodi is helping to build in Pelana village in Bolobedu, Limpopo.
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An incomplete church stands tall above neighbouring houses in the middle of the village in rural Limpopo in which businessman Edwin Sodi was born.

The half-built structure, according to villagers in Pelana in Bolobedu, has been under construction since last year. It was partly funded by the controversial businessman together with senior Evangelical Lutheran Church of Southern Africa members.

When Sowetan visited Sodi’s home, a woman who refused to confirm she was his mother launched into a blistering attack on the media for reporting “wrong information” about her son.

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