Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 30 July 2014

Tutu home robbed while at memorial

Desmond Tutu's home was burgled while he was away speaking at the Mandela memorial (AP)

Former archbishop Desmond Tutu's home was robbed while he was away at the Mandela memorial.

South African police said the break-in at Tutu's home in Cape Town happened between 7 and 9pm on Tuesday, the same day he spoke at the memorial service 800 miles away in Johannesburg.

A police statement said: "At this stage, we cannot give further details, as the investigation into the matter is still ongoing. No arrests have been made as yet."

The 82-year-old was also burgled at home August as he and his wife slept inside. Both were unhurt.

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