Mob beats man to death

A MAN suspected of killing an elderly man was assaulted and shot dead by a vigilante mob in Ngquqha, near Mthatha yesterday, Eastern Cape police said.

A MAN suspected of killing an elderly man was assaulted and shot dead by a vigilante mob in Ngquqha, near Mthatha yesterday, Eastern Cape police said.

Lieutenant Colonel Mzukisi Fatyela said the 32-year-old was suspected of having killed a 72-year-old man in his house in the same area on Saturday.

Angry residents found the man and assaulted him before shooting him six times. He died on the scene and no one was arrested

Police are investigating a murder case. - Sapa

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