South Africa racist coffin video pair arrested

South Africa racist coffin video pair arrested

Two white South Africans have been arrested over a video in which a black man was forced into a coffin.
The men reportedly face charges of "kidnapping and assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm".
The 20 second video showed a white man forcing a black man inside a coffin, and threatening to pour petrol over him and set it alight.
The video, which was circulated on social media, has caused widespread outrage.
The men are due to appear in the Middleburg Magistrate Court on Wednesday.
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15 November 2016 in World News, Views: 47
Source: BBC

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