A burnt body found at Mfuleni could be an act of vigilantism

An unidentified burnt body was discovered in the streets of Mfuleni on Monday morning.

The police closed off parts of Nkonjani Street where the charred body of a man was found lying in the road this morning. Some residents believe the incident is a vigilante attack.

Eye Witness News reporter Natalie Malgas was at the scene and she explains:

The residents of Mfuleni were traumatised by today’s incident and didn’t even go to work. They believe that it was for sure a vigilante attack and not the first. Apparently this is the third of such incidences in two weeks.

Natalie Malgas - EWN

According to Malgas, the police said that the charred body could be of a 25 year old man. The police are still unsure of the motive which led to this killing and no arrests have been made.

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