No arrests made after alleged mob justice incident in Khayelitsha

The body of a 17-year-old boy was found in an open field in the Harare area yesterday.

Khayelitsha Police Station. Picture: Rafiq Wagiet/EWN.

CAPE TOWN - There have been no arrests in connection with a suspected mob justice attack on a Khayelitsha teenager.

The 17-year-old boy's body was found in an open field in Harare yesterday.

It is alleged residents accused him of robbing people in the area.

The police's Noloyiso Rwexana said, "We are investigating a case of murder after an incident which occurred yesterday morning at about 6:20am in Harare. A body of a 17-year-old male was found with wounds to his head."