Youth killed in traditional fight

2011-10-11 08:51

A youth has been killed in a traditional fight in Nontshinga village, Centane, Eastern Cape police said today.

“A 20-year-old was found dead with wounds around his body following a traditional fight,” Captain Jackson Manatha said.

“A group of boys from two different localities fought against one another,” he said.

The fight occurred yesterday at about 8pm.

“Generally there are traditional fights between the boys in the villages, especially during the season of initiation.”

Police had opened a case of murder and expected to make arrests soon.

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