Jackfruit Thief Left For Dead: Redcliffe - KZN
Ten (10) indian males are being sought for the attempted murder of a man accused of stealing a jackfruit in Redcliffe - Verulam yesterday afternoon (Sunday) at 16:30.
Reaction Unit South Africa were called out to the Oakford Road at approx 13:00 today (Monday) after a passerby found a man with a broken leg lying in a bush (picture 3) alongside a dirt road. Reaction Officers interviewed the 24 year old male who explained that he was accosted by approx ten (10) men in a silver Izuzu bakkie. According to the injured man, the occupants of the bakkie blamed him for the theft of a jackfruit from a local farmhouse. They then assaulted him with knob-kerries & metal pipes breaking his right leg. They then dumped him in the bush & fled. The victim lay in the bush for approx 20 hours until he was found.
Reaction Officers contacted Paramedics to assist the injured man & the handed the scene over to the South African Police.
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