Man killed for ‘having bad manners’

2013-04-04 14:08

Two men are alleged to have beaten another man to death because of his bad manners.

Prosecutor Blackie Swart told the Durban Magistrates’ Court that Mduduzi Sithole (24) and Sanele Ngema (22) were enraged when Sithiwe Akhona (29) entered a room of the house where the three lived in Durban’s Sea Cow Lake area without knocking on the door.

They proceeded to beat him.

Swart said witnesses told police that Akhona fled, but the two caught him and dragged him back to the room, beat him further and then left him.

He died from his injuries on March 30.

The two were granted bail of R3 000 each.

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