South Africa racist coffin video pair arrested
- November 16, 2016
A 20 seconds video was circulated in which two white South Africans were forcing a black man into a coffin. The two white men were arrested under the charges of kidnapping and assaulting with the intention of causing grievous physical harm.
The video also showed that the white were threatening the man inside the coffin to pour petrol over him and set it alight. The video, which was circulated on social media, has caused widespread outrage.
The victim named Victor Rethabile Mlotshwa, was resisting and could be heard screaming as his captors named Willem Oosthuizen and Theo Martins Jacksonthen, who also threatened to put a snake inside the coffin.
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