National 29.8.2016 12:37 pm

Another Modise church member dies after R1.3m tithes robbery

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA - APRIL 20: Members of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church (IPHC) in their colourful regalia, gather outside the North Gauteng High Court on April 20, 2016 in Pretoria, South Africa. The members of the IPHC are in support of elders leading the litigation to have an executive committee led by Tshepiso Modise removed. (Photo by Gallo Images / Sowetan / Veli Nhlapo)

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA - APRIL 20: Members of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church (IPHC) in their colourful regalia, gather outside the North Gauteng High Court on April 20, 2016 in Pretoria, South Africa. The members of the IPHC are in support of elders leading the litigation to have an executive committee led by Tshepiso Modise removed. (Photo by Gallo Images / Sowetan / Veli Nhlapo)

Another IPHC church member has died after an armed robbery that saw it lose R1.3-million worth of tithes.

Gauteng police have reportedly confirmed the second death of a church member of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church, better known as IPHC, who died in hospital after sustaining shot wounds following a brazen armed robbery that has left church elders ‘scratching their heads’.

More than R1.3-million worth of tithes were stolen during the robbery in which 12 armed men ambushed the church members travelling in two cars to a bank located in the east of Johannesburg earlier this month.

READ MORE: Modise church elders robbed of R1.3m worth of tithes

Sunday World reported at the weekend that Phillimon Moshima died from his wounds last week.

The passing of Moshima comes after the shooting left church member Mashudu Mulaudzi dead on the scene. He was buried in Venda, Limpopo, last week.

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