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Youth beaten in initiation fight

2012-01-09 15:58

Johannesburg - A youth has been severely beaten in Evaton, near Vanderbijlpark, during a fight between rival initiation groups, Gauteng police said on Monday.

Constable Rofhiwa Tambani said he was beaten with knobkerries and an iron rod on Saturday.

"He sustained serious injuries to his head and body and was taken to hospital."

She said no arrests had been made.

A case of assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm had been opened at the Evaton police station.

Comments
  • Kala - 2012-01-09 16:08

    Constable Rofhiwa Tambani said he was beaten with knobkerries and an iron rod on Saturday. This article makes it sound like the Constable was beaten

  • procold2 - 2012-01-09 16:25

    animals

  • spartanx93 - 2012-01-09 18:32

    more african culture at its best.....

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