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5 people killed in apparent mob justice in Midrand

Five men have been murdered in Rabie Ridge, Midrand.

It is understood the men were stoned to death in a mob justice incident.

Their families are believed to be inconsolable, insisting the slain men were not criminals.

One mother has lost two sons, aged 22 and 19, who were among the five men killed.

Mob justice

Police spokesperson Colonel Dimakatso Nevhuhulwi said officers attended to the scene at Marogoro Street in Rabie Ridge, Midrand, on Monday morning.

“Five men were found dead. The suspicion is that they were stoned to death by community members. No one has been arrested. A case of murder with five counts is opened for further investigations.

“The public is urged not to take the law into their own hands as this also constitute to a crime but rather work together with the police by reporting any criminal activities on the Crime Stop Line at 08600 10111 or anonymously give tip-offs on MySapsApp which can downloaded on any smartphone,” Nevhuhulwi said.

Child in suitcase

Meanwhile, Interpol is currently looking for a Swazi woman who is believed to have fled to her home country after a Soweto child died during a kidnapping attempt.

Last week, The Citizen reported that four-year-old Keeya Mbulawa was found unconscious in a travelling bag belonging to a tenant her family stayed with.

The young girl from Protea Glen died on Wednesday after spending four days in the intensive care unit where she was fighting for her life.

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Londie London

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