SOUTH AFRICAN PRESS ASSOCIATION, South Africa, Monday, 27 June 2005.

Man killed for not going to circumcision school

June 27, 2005, 09:30

A man has been arrested for allegedly beating a 52-year-old man to death for refusing to go to circumcision school.

Police today said the incident occurred yesterday when a 40-year-old man allegedly forced his way into a kraal at Tshamutumbu near Musina and insisted that the man go to a circumcision school. The men began to argue and the suspect then allegedly beat the man up. He died on the scene.

Community members alerted police and the man was arrested shortly after the incident. - Sapa

(File revised 28 July 2008)