Man stoned to death for allegedly stealing cellphone

2012-05-07 13:28

A man was stoned to death after being accused of stealing a cellphone in Polokwane.

The man stole a woman’s cellphone around 7pm last night, Lt-Col Moatshe Ngoepe said today.

“The community rushed to help the screaming woman. The man was caught and beaten with stones.”

Police found the man’s body today on the corner of Rissik and Dahl streets. “He was still covered with stones and various other things the mob used to beat him.”

No arrests had been made and a case of murder was being investigated. Police were also searching for the woman whose cellphone was taken.

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