Vigilantes kill two boys in Mthatha

2010-08-04 07:51

Two men were killed by a mob in Mthatha after being accused of stealing clothes.

“At 10pm on Tuesday, two boys were found at Slovo Park in Mthatha.

“They were assaulted by an angry crowd and were rushed to Mthatha hospital, where they later died,” said the police’s Superintendent Mzukisi Fatyela.

“The boys were found with clothing that was stolen from a house.”

Police were investigating.

Fatyela urged communities not to resort to vigilante justice.

“People must come to us and report these cases. They must not take the law into their own hands,” he said.

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