EDITORIAL | Mob justice can never be condoned but communities deserve to feel safe

Though unlawfulness can never be condoned, taking the law into your own hands is a legacy of being disenfranchised

23 May 2021 - 17:47 By sunday times daily

A mob justice attack in the Zandspruit informal settlement in Johannesburg last week has shocked the community to the core. Nine people were dragged from their homes, rounded up in the streets, brutally assaulted and then burnt alive. The mob who attacked them claimed the gang was behind a spate of robberies in the area. ..

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