Man assaulted, stabbed and set alight

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Krugersdorp Police are investigating a case of murder after a man was stabbed, assaulted and then set alight on Sunday, 5 November at Makhulugama informal settlement.

Although the 26-year-old was badly burnt, his family was able to identify his body. He and another man were victims of the attack. The second victim was also assaulted badly and subsequently was taken to hospital to have his serious injuries treated.

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The events preceding the murder and assault are not yet known, but police were on scene to gather evidence. They opened a case of murder.

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Bianca Pindral
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