A Malawian living in South Africa, Kesten Tambu, has been tortured to death by robbers who attacked his Spaza Shop he was running.
The robbery and murder happened on Tuesday 14 February in his shop in Backley’s Farm Village, Queenstown which he was running together with a Bangladeshi business college.
Police said as of now five men are in jail, charged with the killing of Tambu and his college Ali Ahmed.
According to Police and eye witnesses the bodies were discovered when customers realized the shop had not been open.
A case of murder and robbery has been opened and police has formed a special task team to investigate.
Many foreigners operating businesses in townships are victims of robbery hence robbers target foreigners accusing them of taking over business from the local people.
The three suspects who have been arrested in the village early today are expected to appear in court Friday .