[Hpn] HOMELESS MAN BEATEN, STABBED,AND CASTRATED

William CharlesTinker wtinker@metrocast.net
Wed, 12 Jan 2005 05:05:39 -0500


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Homeless man stabbed and castrated

Johannesburg

11 January 2005

A man who was beaten, stabbed and castrated before being thrown down a
5m-deep manhole was in a stable condition in the Johannesburg hospital on
Monday night, emergency management services reported.

Spokesperson Malcolm Midgley said the incident occurred in the veld at City
Deep on Monday afternoon.

Midgley said it appeared that the 30-year-old man was beaten up by a group
of people after they apparently argued over his living arrangements at his
squatter camp.

He said one person involved in the incident was arrested at the scene. -
Sapa


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