JAKARTA: A terrifying footage has emerged showing a claiming to have supernatural control over reptiles died after a crocodile appeared to drag the shaman under water.
The man, named Suprianto, died after the suspected crocodile attack in Kutai Kartanegara, Indonesia, despite his supposed powers.
In the shocking video, he is seen swimming into the waters to look for the body of a teenager, called Arjuna, who was attacked the previous day.
But Suprianto was dragged under mid-mantra as he was swimming and chanting while on a mission to find the boy.
Police recovered both bodies on Sunday, with Kutai Kartanegara Police Chief telling Detik news site that Suprianto was found floating at 9.40pm.
‘I think he was dragged by a croc under the water and then ran out of oxygen.
‘From the pictures I’ve seen, his body is still intact, his arms and legs are still there.’