KZN residents allegedly burn two men to death

Picture: AFP

Picture: AFP

Two men were burnt to death by residents of Ezeketheni informal settlement, Pietermaritzburg, on Tuesday, KwaZulu-Natal police said.

“It is alleged that today… at approximately 12am [midnight], about 200 residents of Ezeketheni informal settlement assaulted and set alight two men they suspected of committing house robberies in the area,” Captain Thulani Zwane said.

Mount Rise police were investigating two counts of murder and two of arson.

Three suspects were arrested, two of whom were linked to house robberies in the area.


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