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BREAKING: Two white South Africans who forced a black man into a coffin found guilty

by Staff Reporter
25 Aug 2017 at 13:46hrs | Views
Two white South African farmers Theo Jackson and Willem Oosthuizen, who were accused of forcing Victor Mlotshwa into a coffin,  dousing him in petrol and threatening to set him alight, have been found guilty of six of the seven charges.

Victor Mlotshwa, 27, was beaten and forced into a coffin by farmers Theo Martins Jackson and Willem Oosthuizen in 2016.

The pair have yet to be sentenced. They had denied the charges.

The case has caused outrage in South Africa and highlighted racial tensions in the town's farming communities.

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Source - BBC