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Two arrests in shocking South Africa attack

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>> A shocking image, two white South Africans forcing a black man into a coffin against his will, threatening to set him on fire and stuff a snake in the casket. The suspects, Willem Oosthuizen and Theo Martins, appearing Wednesday after video of the incident spread on social media. The victim, Victor Mlotshwa says the men assaulted him as he walked along a path, beating him and then chasing him with a truck.
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>> So they caught me, then they beat me up, really they beat me up and they tied me with the cable ties and then they took me to the nearest farm. That is the place where I see the coffin and then they started beating me up and forcing me into the coffin.
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>> He eventually escaped. Left-wing activists rallied outside the court saying it was clearly a racially based attack. The case has been postponed until January, the suspects remaining in custody.