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The 28-year-old man was picked up by police in Ga-Rankuwa on Wednesday and was taken to the Chamdor police station, where the alleged torture took place, said spokesman Moses Dlamini in a statement.

It was unknown why he was taken to the station.

Dlamini said after the incident, the man was taken to the Leratong Hospital but was declared dead.

A post mortem would be carried out soon.

No arrests had been made yet.