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Man beaten to death after girl’s false rape claim .

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Man beaten to death after girl’s false rape claim .

A father has been arrested after he allegedly beat a man to death, believing the man had raped his 7-year-old daughter in Port Elizabeth, S. Africa.

Police spokesperson Captain André Beetge said the 36-year-old father was arrested on Tuesday for the murder of the 52-year-old man that was suspected of raping the child.

Beetge said it was alleged that on Saturday at about 10:50pm, the victim, Mava Fundakubi, 52, was severely assaulted in De Vos Crescent, Shukushukuma, after it was suspected by community members that he had raped the little girl.

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While the girl and her mother were at the Motherwell Health Centre, Fundakubi was taken into the street and fatally assaulted by a large group of people.

Beetge said investigators established that the child had not been raped and a search for the killers of Fundakubi ensued. The father of the girl handed himself over to police on Tuesday. .

He alleges that he went to Fundakubi’s house and assaulted him in the street after other people joined him. The father was arrested and will face a charge of murder. Police are still searching for his accomplices.

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