Bambeni Village- Hakasa’s son got punished for the crime

Photo supplied

By: Khomisani Chabalala

Members of the community in Bambeni Village outside Giyani had clash with the police over a suspect linked to be Hakasa’s son.

The suspect has been summoned after he had be terrorising the village. It’s alleged that he the (suspect) assaulted residents of Bambeni village, and he had been assaulting people from the village he had ran from.

On Wednesday afternoon community leaders summoned the suspect and started attacking him for the crimes he committed, and police were called allegedly by Ndhuna Mashaba who was attacked in police’s arrival.

Police had to fire rubber bullets after they were attacked also by the members of the community.

One of the community members said “Xindhunani (Ndhuna Mashaba) was badly assaulted for calling Police, and police were also assaulted for rescuing this most wanted suspect”.

Police were not spotted on Thursday morning in Bambeni village, and the situation reported to be calm.

Police were not reached for a comment at this stage.

Edited by: Dankie Mabunda