A man was set alight by a mob after he was accused of raping two girls, aged 2 and 6, in Moeka, north of Pretoria, Gauteng police said on Sunday.

The mob burnt the man beyond recognition, police spokesperson Kay Makhubela said.

“According to a witness, she was with the deceased at his place of residence at Losmycherie when a group of community members grabbed and put the deceased inside a blue vehicle taking him to Moeka Sports Grounds.”

The man was later burnt there after receiving lots of beating from the angry mob.

No arrests have yet been made as of the time of filling this report.

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