It is claimed that four suspects in a crime committed in this area were caught by Sebokeng village community members on February 13,.
The mob attacked the four. The mob attacked the four victims, killing two of them immediately. A third victim died at a nearby hospital. One person was able to survive. The four victims were Papi Motsapi and 47, Lerato Mookoena. 31,, Moeketsi Noto and 31..
Six suspects aged between 20 & 30, were arrested on Thursday after a slew of detectives conducted an intelligence-driven tracing operation.
The six suspects, aged between and 30, were arrested on Thursday. They will be appearing before the Phuthaditjhaba magistrate’s court to face three murder charges as well as one count of attempted murder.
“Mob Justice has not been, and will never be, a way to fight crime. “We urge the members of our community to believe in our police force and justice system to ensure justice prevails,” said Lt. Gen Baile Motswenyane, Free State police commissioner.