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First a manhunt, then a video of a battered teen’s body, now anger

Six men have been charged with kidnapping and murdering a 16-year-old Tongaat boy

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Armed with placards and calls for justice, community members of Hambanathi in Tongaat, north of Durban, walked nearly 15km to the Verulam magistrate’s court on Monday. There, six men appeared, charged with the murder and kidnapping of 16-year-old Andile Mbuthu.

The teenager disappeared after he was assaulted for allegedly stealing alcohol from a tavern in Hambanathi.

"The community is very angry about this. I have never heard of community members walk from Tongaat to Verulam," said ward councillor Zenele Khumalo outside court...

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