In search of witnesses

2015-05-05 06:00

Police are calling for witnesses to come forward in a murder case in Mandalay.

On Tuesday 10 March at 13:00, the body of an unknown man was found in Flame Street (“’‘Street justice’ flare up?”, People’s Post, 17 March).

The man was found in the street with gushing head wounds and a swollen face and body.

It was reported that the victim was allegedly assaulted by an unknown vigilante group.

He is believed to have been in his late 20s.

His injuries indicated the possibility that he had been stoned to death.

The man was dressed in a brown striped t-shirt, a green pants and was not wearing any shoes when he was found.

A murder docket has been opened for investigation at the Lentegeur Police Station.

Residents are urged to report any incidents to their respective stations and sector commanders and not to take the law into their own hands.


Anyone with information on the man’s identity or the incident is urged to phone Detective Sergeant Ivan Ryneveldt on 021 377 5071 or 083 648 6239

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