Community beats up alleged burglar suspect at Mariveni village


By Staff Reporter

MARIVENI-A suspect who has allegedly been terrorising Mariveni villages, in Greater Tzaneen, was caught by the community and beaten to a pulp after being found in a house stealing at Mariveni D on Friday.

The man was subjected to a beating by various people, with one passer-by getting visibly upset and throwing every object at the suspect.

Police were called to the scene and arrested the suspect on a charge of attempted theft of goods.

An ambulance was also called to treat the suspect’s injuries.

The police are yet to confirm the incident.


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