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POLICE INVESTIGATE CASE OF MURDER AFTER 32-YEAR-OLD MAN WAS BRUTALLY KILLED DURING MOB JUSTICE: POLOKWANE
2021/07/15      |  Written By:  Brigadier M Mojapelo   |   Province:  Limpopo

POLOKWANE - The Police in Giyani have opened a case of Murder following the brutal killing of a man by the community of Nkomo village this morning, Tuesday 13 July 2021 at about 10h30.

The victim, identified as Jabu Shilubane aged 32, was reportedly accused by the local community of stealing liquor from one of the Bottle Stores in the area during the night.

The victim was apparently spotted by community members who blocked the road, pulled him out of his vehicle and drove it to the nearby sports ground. They then allegedly started assaulting him and later burned him to death. They thereafter allegedly looted the liquor and also torched the deceased’s motor vehicle.

The owner of the liquor outlet later opened a case of burglary business.

The Provincial Commissioner of Police in Limpopo Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe has strongly condemned this incident of mob justice and has warned communities to desist from taking the law into their own hands.

The Police are appealing to anyone with information that can lead to the arrest of the suspects to contact Captain Khazamula Mchabi on 082 729 0343 or the Crime Stop number 0860010111.

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32-YEAR-OLD MAN WAS BRUTALLY KILLED DURING MOB JUSTICE