A man is still missing after he was swept away in a river in Riverdale, Meyerton this morning.
Shortly after 11am paramedics from ER24 were alerted of the incident and made their way to the riverbank near Jan Neethling Street in Riverdale.
A group of people was found near the riverbank where they explained that the man went into the river as part of a ritual that was being held. Shortly after entering the river he was swept away by a strong current.
Police divers arrived on the scene and still searching the river for the man. ER24 paramedics are on standby at the site.