Vigilante killing: Suspected thief killed and set alight, 5 in court

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Vigilante killing: Suspected thief killed and set alight, 5 in court
Vigilante killing: Suspected thief killed and set alight, 5 in court

Five suspects, aged between 29 and 52, were arrested between 7 and 12 March 2019, for the murder of 20 year old Andile Nabe who was killed and set alight by community on 29 November 2018 in Westville, Kwadwesi.

He was suspected of theft by the attackers. During the follow up investigation the 5 suspects were identified and arrested for his murder (vigilante killing) and is appearing in the New Brighton Magistrate’s Court on the murder charges.

General Rabie further stated that the community needs to take SAPS serious that it will not be tolerated that such vigilante murders takes place and that SAPS will arrest and institute murder prosecution against such persons. Vigilante persons needs to respect the Laws of our country.

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