Wrongly Accused Zimbabwean Woman Burnt to Death

A Zimbabwean Woman Who Was Wrongly Accused Of Killing A Young Boy Was Burnt Alive By An Angry Mob In A Shanty Town Near The South African Capital, Pretoria.

The Woman Was Burnt Alive While Another Man, Also From Zimbabwe, Managed To Escape After Police Intervened, Officials Said Tuesday.

“The Woman Died When She Was Burnt Alive By A Mob [While] The Man Was Rescued By Police And Taken To Hospital,” Said The Police.

“He Was Discharged Monday Night,” they Added.

The Incident Took Place Friday Near Pretoria After Several Days Of Tensions, Sparked By The Death Of An Eight-Year-Old Boy.

The Zimbabwean Pair Had Been Accused Of Killing The Boy Through Witchcraft. A Probe Revealed That The Boy Had Been Electrocuted.

Three People Arrested Over The Woman’s Murder Currently Only Face Charges Of Public Violence Because “There Were 500 People And More Evidence Is Needed” To Accuse The Trio Of Lynching The Victim, Mogale Said.

The Police sent their men To Laudium After An Angry Crowd Attacked The Police Station Sunday Night, Demanding The Release Of The Three Suspects.

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