Men held for mob killing

2016-12-01 06:00

Five men have been arrested in Khayelitsha following the discovery of a body of a man in Monwabisi Beach on Monday,

According to Harare Saps the victim is alleged to have been beaten by the group of men.

“It was alleged that the victim was beaten to death by a group of males. Police suspected that sharp objects were used as the victim suffered open wounds to the head. The motive behind the murder is still under investigation,” said Lieutenant Sibulela Vukubi.

The man was declared dead on the scene. “Initial investigation has led to the arrest of five suspects aged between 16 and 20. Once charged, they are expected to appear in Khayelitsha Magistrate Court,” he concluded.

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