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Hannes Visser
1 minute read
27 Feb 2019
3:31 pm

School boys arrested after allegedly defacing graves in Oudtshoorn

Hannes Visser

Workers at the cemetery heard noises and saw the boys vandalising the grave sites, before calling authorities.

The grave sites vandalised by the boys.

Authorities have arrested five high school boys after they allegedly defaced graves at a cemetery in Oudtshoorn, reports Oudtshoorn Courant.

Workers at the cemetery heard noises and saw the boys vandalising the grave sites, before calling authorities.

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The boys allegedly ran away, but two were caught. The other three were caught at a nearby golf course.

According to the boys, they attend Protea and Bridgton secondary schools.

This article was translated from Afrikaans by Nica Schreuder. 

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