A Zimbabwean man was beaten to death on Monday, allegedly by three Zimbabwean men who accused him of stealing their belongings in Loate, Pretoria police said.
The victim, also a Zimbabwean, was walking with two friends when they were confronted by three men during the early hours on Monday, Inspector Llisi Ramtlo said.
His friends managed to run away. His attackers allegedly accused him of robbing them of an amplifier, a cellphone and R600. They beat him to death and fled the scene.
Police were still searching for the three. A case of murder was opened.