CNS News 9.2.2018 03:53 pm

Angry mob burns rape suspect to death

This comes after the 29-year-old victim allegedly raped a minor near a local primary school.

Yesterday, a man suspected of rape and a string of criminal activities was burned to death by an angry mob, Mpumalanga News reports.

The incident happened at about 2pm at Gutshwa outside KaBokweni, Mpumalanga.

READ MORE: Limpopo cops condemn ‘mob justice’ incidents after alleged thieves assaulted, tossed into deep waterhole

Kabokweni police have opened a case of murder.

Captain Shirley Nsimba, spokesperson for KaBokweni police, urged members of the community to refrain from mob justice.

“As much as we understand the frustrations that our communities are facing in terms of crime, but we urge them not to take the law into their own hands. The station is always available to assist,” she said.

Limpopo cops condemn ‘mob justice’ incidents after alleged thieves assaulted, tossed into deep water hole

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