Masoyi police are investigating the death of a 27-year-old man who was severely assaulted for allegedly stealing goats on Monday morning, Mpumalanga News reports.
According to Capt Naniki Nonyana, the victim was allegedly beaten by people who accused him of stealing their goats.
“The suspects arrived at the victim’s home around 04:00 on Monday and took him to a certain place where he was beaten with sticks and sjamboks. He was later taken to his grandmother’s place where he died while waiting for an ambulance to take him to hospital,” said Nonyana
Nonyana added that the police opened a case of murder.