Six men were arrested by the police officers in Umlazi. The suspects aged between 22 and 38 are expected to appear in the Umlazi Magistrate’s Court. They are suspected of attempted murder and arson.
According to police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele, a 28-year-old man was asleep at his tuck-shop when the suspects allegedly burnt it. The victim sustained multiple burn injuries. He was rescued by the community members.
During the investigation, the police officers have located and detained the suspects.