Incidents May 19, 2021
[ZANDSPRUIT] – Four killed, five critical in alleged mob justice.
Four men were killed and five others critically injured in an alleged mob justice incident in Zandspruit this morning.
ER24 paramedics were called to the scene by the local authorities, arriving at 08h00.
On arrival, medics found nine men bound, lying in the middle of the field near a smouldering tire. A large gathering of community members had circled the area.
Medics assessed the men and found that four had already succumbed to their numerous burn wounds. Nothing could be done for them, and they were declared dead. Five other men were found with multiple burn wounds and were in critical condition.
The men were treated, provided advanced life support interventions before they were transported to nearby provincial hospitals for urgent care.
The details surrounding this incident are unknown, but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.