Disbelief engulfed people in Johannesburg, South Africa after an Ethiopian torched a Malawian with paraffin, after what police say is an unknown heighten quarrel over an unknown issue.
It is reported that the Malawian was seen going into the Ethiopian’s shop only for the people to see him alight minutes later by what they believe was after the Malawian was doused with paraffin.
‘It is after this that the locals rescued the Malawian before they took on the Ethiopian and taught him a few lessons by beating before law enforcers arrived at the scene”.
The Malawian whose identities are yet to be made available is currently in hospital according to medi a reports from the Rainbow Nation.
In a statement, Lieutenant Colonel Lungelo Dlamini said “Police rescued an Ethiopian national from the community and arrested him on charges of attempted murder. This followed an incident in which a Malawian national who went into the suspect’s shop was allegedly [doused] with paraffin and set alight after an argument”.
The two were both seeking greener pastures in South Africa.
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