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18-year-old-man body burnt beyond recognition in mob attack

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A group of community members in Matlala, outside Polokwane, attacked an 18-year-old and set him alight. His body was burnt beyond recognition.
Police are on the hunt for a vigilante group after the murder of a Limpopo teen in a mob attack.

The 18-year-old’s body was burnt beyond recognition in the attack.

He was suspected of killing a 67-year-old woman in her home in Prospect village.

Limpopo police are searching for those responsible for killing an 18-year-old man during a mob attack on Thursday.

A group of community members in Matlala, outside Polokwane, attacked 18-year-old Phuti Nkoana and set him alight. He was burnt “beyond recognition during [the] mob justice incident at Prospect village,” police spokesperson Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo said.

Nkoana was accused of murdering 67-year-old Phuti Linda Segodi. Her body was found in her house in the same village on Wednesday…

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