Pinetown - Two people were arrested on Thursday for killing a man in KwaDabeka, near Pinetown, KwaZulu-Natal police said.

The two men, both aged 21, killed Sicelo Mzizi, 22, in July, said Captain Thulani Zwane.

Mzizi, who was found in Clermont, was taken to a nearby hospital and died on arrival, Zwane said.

The men assaulted Mzizi on suspicion that he had been stealing in the area.

They would appear in the Pinetown Magistrate's Court on Thursday.