Petrol attendant beaten in 'racist' incident lives in fear of next attack

29 June 2016 - 16:36
By Roxanne Henderson

Nine days after two men assaulted a petrol attendant at a Tzaneen filling station in a “racist” episode‚ they were brought to justice – but for their victim‚ Johannes Monyela‚ the trauma of his attack lingers on. The Tzaneen District Court on Monday sentenced Hermanus van Dyk‚ 36‚ to two years behind bars and Danie le Roux‚ 29‚ to 18 months‚ after they pleaded guilty to counts of assault with the intent to do grievous bodily harm and crimen injuria.

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