TWO wanted criminals were assaulted and one of them died when angry Dambuza, Pietermaritzburg, community members attacked them on Saturday, accusing them of being involved in robberies in the area.
When police arrived on the scene, they found Sanele Sokhela, 30, was already dead. He was found in a pool of blood.
His alleged 21-year-old accomplice had already been taken to Edendale Hospital by his family.
Police spokesperson Joey Jeevan said yesterday that the surviving suspect was in a stable condition and that cases of murder and attempted murder were under way. - Sne Masuku