Bangladeshi shop owners face xenophobic threats from Kimberley residents

People stand menacingly, near a Bangladeshi owned shop in Kimberley. Photo by Douglas Mthukwane.

Residents were enraged by an altercation that took place between the shop owners and a 12-year-old boy known only as Ronald, apparently over whether or not the boy had been shortchanged. Residents accused the shop owners of using a steel pipe to assault the boy.