Kimberley – A young boy was severely beaten with a sjambok and tortured with a pair of pliers that were used on his genitals, after he allegedly tried to steal drugs from an alleged dealer in Stone Street, in Galeshewe on Sunday.
The boy’s back was covered with lash marks while he struggled to walk home after the assault. It is believed that several eyewitnesses unsuccessfully tried to intervene in preventing the beating.
A relative, Lucia Tshaka, who went to collect the 14-year-old boy from the house of the alleged drug dealer, said that his legs were shaking and that he was crying as a result of the excruciating pain.
He had to be taken to the Kimberley Hospital for medical treatment…
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