Six men were arrested by the police officers yesterday. The perpetrators, aged between 35 to 52, are suspected of mob killing.
According to police spokesperson Captain Dineo Koena, the suspects were arrested for the murder of a 28-year-old male. They had also assaulted a 24-year-old man who was transported to hospital.
It is reported that the suspects kidnapped the victims from their houses at Bhongweni on July 2.
The accused will make their appearance in the Mthatha Magistrates’ Court facing charges of kidnapping, assault, and murder.