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newsCaxton News Service reports that the brutal killing of a night guard on a farm between Ndabayake and Felixton in KwaZulu-Natal has left his employer shocked and disgusted at the barbaric act.  

The Zululand Observer reports that Skumba Mthembu’s body was found burnt beyond recognition in a container close to where he had been stationed on duty on Friday evening.  His employer, business owner and philanthropist David Bell of Petlands Sugar Estate, made the gruesome discovery on Saturday morning.  While the motive is unclear and very little evidence on scene has been collected, Bell noted there were signs of a struggle.  A case of murder has been opened with the Empangeni police.  Mthembu had worked for his employer for 15 years.

  • Read this report by Orrin Singh in full at The Citizen


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