| Mob justice: North West man dies after being tied to a tree, assaulted with sjamboks and sticks

A man was killed in a mob attack.

A individual turned into once killed in a mob assault.

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A 33-year-pale man died after he turned into once tied to a tree, after which assaulted with sjamboks and sticks, all over a mob justice assault in Letlhabile, start air Brits, on Sunday.

He had been accused of stealing electrical cables.

It is miles alleged the man turned into once at dwelling and snoozing at about 02: 00, when a personnel of alternative folks forcefully opened a door and entered his dwelling.

“Allegations further convey that the victim turned into once taken to a obvious dwelling, the put he turned into once tied to a tree and assaulted with sjamboks and sticks,” talked about police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Amanda Funani.

The victim’s son turned into once then known as to gain his father. 

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The severely injured victim turned into once taken dwelling, nonetheless Funani talked about the man turned into once licensed dull when the police and paramedics arrived.

On Monday, the police arrested Khotso Mabokoane, 25, Tonki Hlomelang, 39, and Maropeng Malatjie, 41, for kidnapping and homicide. 

“The accused regarded earlier than the Brits Magistrate’s Court docket on Tuesday, 19 October 2021 for kidnapping and homicide. They’re expected to reappear in court docket on Monday, 25 October 2021, for a proper bail utility,” talked about Funani.

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