Soweto residents assault suspect

Community members in Soweto have assaulted a suspected robber before being handed over to...

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Community members in <?xml:namespace prefix="st1" ns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags"?><city w:st="on"><place w:st="on">Soweto have assaulted a suspected robber before being handed over to authorities.

The man was arrested for house robbery and attempted murder on Friday night and was placed under police guard in hospital.

The police’s Kay Makhubele said, “A 30-year-old suspect has been arrested after he went to a certain house where he was committing a house robbery [sic] also attempted murder and he was found in possession of unlicensed [sic] fire arm.”

Meanwhile, in a separate incident four men were arrested for gang raping a 15-year-old girl in Emdeni also in <city w:st="on"><place w:st="on">Soweto.

It was alleged that the teenager was released after being repeatedly sexually assaulted.