Mob kills suspected stock thief

2010-10-30 08:02

 A 24-year old man, believed to be a stock thief, died after he was heavily assaulted by a mob in Mthatha, Eastern Cape, this morning.

The man and an accomplice were allegedly caught stealing stock from a kraal in Chris Hani Park in the early hours of Saturday morning, police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Mzukisi Fatyela said.

He was assaulted with iron rods and stones by community members and died on arrival at Mthatha General Hospital.

His 25-year-old male accomplice managed to escape.

Police opened a murder case and no arrests had been made.?

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