Suspected car thief beaten to death

2012-05-14 11:13

Mthatha - A man accused of stealing a car was beaten to death at the Ngangelizwe township near Mthatha, Eastern Cape police said on Monday.

Lieutenant Colonel Mzukisi Fatyela said a group of people killed the 23-year-old man at around 20:00 on Sunday.

No arrests have been made and police are investigating.

  • Msika - 2012-05-14 11:31

    Serves him well!! Not condoning mob justice, but poeple have had enough, and the cops are not helping either.

      Ferdie Van Der Merwe - 2012-05-14 11:32

      Couldn't have said it better myself?

      Sharon - 2012-05-14 17:03

      they kill a suspected car thief but they love the malemas of the world who steal millions from them,only in africa

  • Khetha Hlophe - 2012-05-14 11:32

    If He did it then well done but if it was false then perpetrators must be disciplined

  • Nigel - 2012-05-14 11:40

    I don't condone killing, but when it comes to criminals I just can't find any sympathy either. A product of the current SA perhaps???

  • tsietsi.koza - 2012-05-14 11:41

    South African citizens jst cnt reli gt da point mob justice is nt a solution let us keep our trust in our police nd justice system.

      Manford - 2012-05-14 11:54

      i hope you keep your trust on them yourself, kill the thug

  • tsietsi.koza - 2012-05-14 11:41

    South African citizens jst cnt reli gt da point mob justice is nt a solution let us keep our trust in our police nd justice system.

      Johann - 2012-05-14 11:53

      "jst cnt reli gt da" LOL!!! Read much

      Templar - 2012-05-14 12:23

      Da di dim tsietsi wan imprs us wh fck ing mor_on_ic gibrish, DUHHHH!!!

      Johnny - 2012-05-14 12:33

      If the system was working I would have trusted. Highest crime rates in the world!! Does that mean the police are effective? No, because they are forced to restrain themselves. Maybe we should step up and help them out.

      Ta.Lepzen - 2012-05-14 12:36

      Tsietsi we can't put our trust in men

      eric.schollar - 2012-05-14 13:44

      @Tsietsi. Trust the police and justice system? What have you been smoking? Try visiting the real SA one day!

  • tshilidzi.m.mulaudzi - 2012-05-14 11:42

    this is a job welldone, keep itup

  • tjordan.rsa - 2012-05-14 11:44

    May be convicted rapists and murderers should be subject to mob justice. Just Saying.

  • Alan - 2012-05-14 11:47

    I hope he did steal the car. If so.....YIIIIIIPPPEEEEEEEE!!!

  • Deana - 2012-05-14 11:51

    This is what happens when people get fed up and take justice into their own hands. While I feel bad for the thief's loved ones mourning him- this is the only way SA will get crime under control- As our dear government opposes the death penalty. The same should be done top rapists and murderers.

  • revaro.winkler - 2012-05-14 11:51

    kasi justice

  • sjhuman1 - 2012-05-14 12:01

    I'm loving this. we should start a thing where everyone in SA gets a air horn. if you come across a criminal you sound the horn and he ends up being killed. thats taking law into your own hands. seeing as the cops cant shoot and are getting fired.

      n3r0t0x1n - 2012-05-14 13:57

      But maybe it will be like that Bloemfontein video, you blow the horn while the person is stealing your car, and all of the onlookers just say "Eish, baas, there goes another kaaritjie"

      Nigel - 2012-05-14 15:37

      In the old, very old Jhb CBD, there used to be elderly Zulus with 'knobkerries'. I can tell you Jhb was the safest place on earth. When a criminal was found in the act, whistles were blown and all the guards within ear shot of the distress whistle would converge on the scene and beat the living daylights out of the criminal. That's how you deal with vermin.

  • zolisa.dlokovu - 2012-05-14 12:16

    Instant justice.People are sick and tired of our judiciary system.Its failing them so that they take the law into their own hands

  • zolisa.dlokovu - 2012-05-14 12:28

    Instant justice.People are sick and tired of this criminals.Our judiciary system is failing them so that is why they take law into their own hands

  • Frank - 2012-05-14 12:30

    Yep hanging as the ANC says " never again" so now we stone,beat or necklace .

  • eddiebant - 2012-05-14 12:37

    This will happen more and more.Should anything happen to my love-ones,I will do the same.

  • Angelica - 2012-05-14 13:21

    told you guys people will take on themselves these days if nothing gets done! i dont believe in killing unless they have killed but hey dont do it then!

  • eric.schollar - 2012-05-14 13:47

    Give that mob a Bells!

  • eric.schollar - 2012-05-14 13:48

    Give that mob a Bells!

  • wouter.kellerman - 2012-05-14 13:57

    mo justice has been around since the beginning of time. only after police was introduced it all went pear-shaped. no repeat offence. no wasting tax-payer money housing, feeding, caring for them. no rax-payer money wasted on jails and the prison warders. works for me. and any aspiring criminal knows he will die.

  • Michael - 2012-05-14 16:23

    Savage land with Savage brainless people

      louis.langenhoven - 2012-05-14 17:01

      count yourself in

  • louis.langenhoven - 2012-05-14 16:58

    when (if ever) will the politicians notice- the system isn't working- the people feel betrayed and helpless- criminals have more rights than the longsuffering a roundabout way the criminals themselves are even not so guilty because its the leaders who gives them a license and a platform to carry out their crimes

  • Gee - 2012-05-14 17:52 less oxygen thief.

  • Ally - 2012-05-14 18:17

    Let the people decide! It's swift, effective and the perpetrator will never steal again.

  • Monica - 2012-05-15 06:12

    Yh give that mob a bells! Sounds good 100%'\

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