Killed for hiring foreign workers

An Actonville businessman has been killed after being accused of hiring foreign workers.

An Actonville businessman has been killed after being accused of hiring foreign workers.

The man, the owner of a construction company in Benoni, had his house set ablaze by a mob who accused him of not hiring local people.

He was killed in the early hours of yesterday.

Actonville police spokesman Constable Godin Nyathi said the man died inside his burning house.

He said the group that attacked the man came from the local hostel and from the Emlotheni and Emandleni informal settlements. - Dan Fuphe

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