Suspected criminal stoned to death

2010-06-28 11:09

A man suspected of being a criminal was stoned to death in Nongoma

at the weekend, KwaZulu-Natal police said today.

“The man was attacked by the community immediately after he robbed

three people of their cellphones and money in Ophalule in Nongoma,” said

Lieutenant-Colonel Vincent Mdunge.

He said the man also had a gunshot wound.

“It is not known whether he was shot first before his body was

smashed with stones,” said Mdunge.

He warned communities not to take the law into their own hands,

saying that vigilantism was illegal.

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