Men set alight in mob attack

2012-03-20 10:53
Three men died when they were set alight with tyres in Khayelitsha township, Cape Town.

Warrant Officer November Filander said the men were found near the Nkanini railway line in the Harare area last night, surrounded by a large crowd.

“The community alleged that they (the three men) were responsible for a spate of housebreakings in the Nkanini area,” said Filander.

Two men died on the scene while the third man died later in hospital.

No arrests have been made and murder dockets were opened.