A Khayelitsha house allegedly belonging to the man accused of raping and murdering university student Uyinene Mrwetyana was set alight on Tuesday night.
Angry community members took to the house, located in I-Section, Khayelitsha, to protest and demand a harsh sentence for the 42-year-old, who allegedly confessed to his crime in court on Monday.
Police spokesperson Lt-Col Andrè Traut confirmed the blaze.
“This office can confirm that a house in I-Section Khayelitsha was set alight by community members this evening [Tuesday]. The owner of the property cannot be identified. The circumstances surrounding the incident are under police investigation and the suspects are yet to be arrested,” said Traut.
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Via: The Sowetan