Chaos descends on Kagiso township

The West Rand has descended into chaos this morning as hundreds of residents took to the streets to apprehend illegal miners. They say the zama zama are committing crimes and police are doing nothing about it. eNCA's Aviwe Mtila, Manqoba Mchunu, Nqobile Madlala are followig this story. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - There have been scenes of chaos in Kagiso on the West Rand on Thursday morning.

Residents, fed up with crime, have been rouning up men believed to be zama zamas.

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We've seen scenes of naked men being beaten with sticks.

At least one man is known to have died.

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Kagiso residents say police have failed them. 

Over 100 alleged illegal miners have been arrested following the gang rapes in Krugersdorp last week.


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