Suspected thief beaten to death by community

South African Police Service

Suspected thief beaten to death by community
Suspected thief beaten to death by community

The Police in Giyani on Sunday 11 December 2022, succeeded in arresting four male suspects following the death of a 22-year-old man in what appears to have been triggered by vigilante related incident in Nkomo village.

According to the information available at this stage, on Wednesday 7 December 2022 a 22-year-old man was attacked by a group of people at a Tavern and he was also dragged into a place called Visiting site in Nkomo village where the was seen by his father before he succumbed to his injuries

It is alleged that the deceased was accused by that group stealing their clothes and cell phones.

The Police in Giyani after a thorough probe into the matter, on Sunday 11 December 2022 succeeded in following the information received from the community which led to the arrest of the four male suspects aged between 20 and 31 years for murder.

The Provincial Commissioner of Police in Limpopo Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe applauded the team of Investigators as well as Community for collaborative effort.

The suspects are expected to appear before Giyani Magistrate’s Court soon facing Charges of Murder.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service