Community sets man’s home and workshop on fire

KAMHLUSHWA- A man believed to have taken the life of a pensioner through a shooting is now homeless after his home and workshop were set alight by community members.

This took place when he was released after spending a week behind bars after a 78 year-old man was fatally shot.

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“He handed himself over to the police station and appeared in court on Monday, November 13 but his case was not registered. As a result, he was released. Community members were not happy about his return to the community, hence they decided to set both his workshop and house on fire,” reads a police statement.


An arson case has been opened for further investigation.


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