[cape_town] - Residents allegedly torch two 'robbers'

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The charred bodies were found near a railway line close to the informal settlement on Sunday.

Police spokesperson André Traut said: “Circumstances surrounding the death of two unknown males are being investigated after their burnt bodies were discovered in Siyahlala in Dunoon yesterday (Sunday).”

Dunoon ward councillor Lubabalo Makeleni said that on speaking to the community, he was informed the two men were linked to a spate of house robberies and robbing people on the streets.

“The deceased were attacked by the community after they were identified as thieves who were terrorising the community.

“A search was conducted in their shack. Some residents claimed they found several of their items in the shack, which led to them being beaten up before they were set alight and their bodies dumped....

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