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Foreign national’s shop, vehicle set alight near Mokopane

This comes after the businessman shot and killed a man who allegedly tried to break into his shop on Wednesday night.

Picture: @SAPoliceService/Twitter

JOHANNESBURG - A spaza shop and a vehicle belonging to a foreign national have been set alight in Tshamahansi village, outside Mokopane.

This comes after the businessman shot and killed a man who allegedly tried to break into his shop on Wednesday night.

Community members now want revenge for the 24-year-old man’s killing.

Police officials are investigating whether the Somali national's gun was legal.

Spokesperson Moatshe Ngoepe says: “We would like to condemn these types of acts by the local community of taking the law into their own hands. At this stage, we are still investigating.”

(Edited by Shimoney Regter)

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