Durban – A robbery victim and his attacker were both killed after they were run over by a motor vehicle on the M41 in Umhlanga, Kwazulu-Natal during the early hours of Sunday morning.
According to Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA), the bodies of two men were found an estimated 30 metres apart.
“Passing motorists contacted Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA) at approximately 01:41 requesting immediate assistance after several vehicles drove over a pedestrian. RUSA Members were dispatched to the scene and on arrival discovered the bodies of two men approximately 30 metres apart,” RUSA said.
RUSA further reported that a member of the public, a friend of the deceased, explained to Reaction officers that the pair had attended a year-end function hosted by their company in Umhlanga.
“They were returning home when they were dropped off on the M41 in the vicinity of Umhlanga – KZN after the vehicle they were travelling in experienced mechanical failure,” the security service said.
“The two men were approached by four suspects who attempted to rob them. The victims fled in different directions while being pursued by their attackers.
“His friend and one of the suspects were run over in the process. Multiple vehicles thereafter drove over the victim,” said RUSA.
Police were investigating.
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Compiled by Junaid Benjamin