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WATCH: Two accused of assault for cruel coffin stunt

15 November, 11:30 AM

Two men accused of assault and intent to do grievous bodily harm are expected in court on Wednesday.

The case relates to the men's conduct in this shocking video.

One of the accused threatens the victim Victor Rethabile Mlotshwa with talk of petrol as another pushes forces an audibly distressed Mlotshwa into a coffin and tries to close the lid.

According to a statement issued by the Economic Freedom Fighters the incident occurred on a farm near Komati Power Station in Middelburg.

Secretary General of the party Godrich Gardee has called for the farm's occupation along with a protest.

Watch.


Note: Reporter Erin Bates incorrectly stated there were three accused in this case. In fact, there are two. She apologises for the mistake.

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