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.