Man stabbed, possibly forced to drink acid on remote gravel road

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A man believed to be in his late 30s was stabbed several times and appears to have been forced to drink acid before being found on a remote gravel road between Gauteng and the North West on Sunday.

A man believed to be in his late 30s was stabbed several times and appears to have been forced to drink acid before being found on a remote gravel road between Gauteng and the North West on Sunday.

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A man believed to be in his late 30s was stabbed several times and appears to have been forced to drink acid before being found on a remote gravel road between Gauteng and the North West on Sunday.

A man believed to be in his late 30s was stabbed several times and appears to have been forced to drink acid before being found on a remote gravel road between Gauteng and the North West on Sunday.

JOHANNESBURG – A man believed to be in his late 30s was stabbed several times and appears to have been forced to drink acid before being found on a remote gravel road between Gauteng and the North West, paramedics said on Sunday.

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The man was found by community members on the remote road between Gerhardsville in Gauteng and Hartebeespoort Dam in the North West on Sunday morning, ER24 spokeswoman Annine Siddall said.

ER24 paramedics arrived at the scene at about 9.20am and found the man had sustained several stab wounds to his abdomen. It also appeared that acid had been forced down his throat.

Paramedics stabilised the man and transported him to a nearby hospital to receive further medical care. The circumstances surrounding the stabbing were not yet known, Siddall said.