Thief Stripped and Beaten
At about 03:35am today Mahendra Persaud, 32 years of Good Hope, ECD, reported to the police that he had caught a man who was found stealing from his house.
The police responded and upon arrival found Kurt Mayers of Better Hope South, ECD, in a naked condition on the ground with his hands and feet tied and marks of violence about his body. A bag which Mahendra claimed was found in Mayers‘ possession was handed over to the police and contained a quantity of jewellery, a cell phone and torchlight.
Kurt Mayers was taken to the GPHC where he was admitted under guard and later succumbed while receiving medical treatment.
Four men have been arrested and are in police custody assisting with the investigations.