Mob beats man up

A suspected thief and a De Deur, Vereeniging, resident were both hospitalised after a case of mob justice, according to Gauteng police.

A suspected thief and a De Deur, Vereeniging, resident were both hospitalised after a case of mob justice, according to Gauteng police.

De Deur residents on Saturday night caught and "severely assaulted" a 24-year-old man after he had allegedly snatched a woman's handbag, said Captain Thivhulawi Tshilate.

After being tied up he managed to free himself and stabbed another man in the chest. Both men were taken to a local hospital.

Police appealed to people not to take the law into their own hands. - Sapa

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