Suspected robber killed by mob

2011-02-11 14:18

A 23-year-old man, suspected of stealing school property, was beaten to death by a mob in Ngqeleni, Eastern Cape police said today.

His friend was also injured during yesterday’s attack and taken to a local hospital under police guard, said Colonel Mzukisi Fatyela.

No arrests have been made.

The Riverside High School was broken into on Wednesday and various items were taken.

Police could not say what those were.

Fatyela condemned vigilantism and warned that it would not be tolerated. 

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