Suspects in mob violence case torch houses

2015-07-19 15:32
(Tammy Petersen, News24)

(Tammy Petersen, News24)

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Johannesburg - A group of people suspected of involvement in a mob justice attack torched five houses after police questioned and released them, in a village near Thohoyandou, Limpopo police said on Sunday.

Police questioned the group about the death of Dakala Bulannga, 23, who was found hanging from a tree in a headman's orchard in Lwamondo village on July 14, Colonel Ronel Otto said in a statement.

Locals apparently assaulted him after accusing him of theft and housebreaking.

The group could not be linked to the crime and after they were released they set five houses in the area on fire on Saturday. Nobody was injured and no arrests had been made. 

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