Three men were arrested for attempting to set an alleged criminal alight in Palm Ridge, Eden Park, Gauteng police said yesterday.
Sergeant Obakeng Tsomane said the three, aged between 18 and 28, were about to set the man alight when police intervened.
It was alleged that the man had stolen a church sound system in Palm Ridge.
The three are expected to appear in the Palm Ridge magistrate's court today. - Sapa