Cops arrest 33 people after mob killing

2011-11-11 10:48

At least 33 people were arrested today after a mob justice killing in Ngqeleni, Eastern Cape police said.

They were accused of stoning and beating three people – one of whom died – for suspected stock theft yesterday, said Colonel Mzukisi Fatyela.

“The remaining two are in a critical condition in hospital.”

The 33 – aged between 16 and 44 – faced charges of murder and attempted murder, and would appear in the Ngqeleni Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

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