Johannesburg - A man was killed in a suspected arson attack in Lenasia south on Sunday, said Gauteng police.

The fire started around 4am, Warrant Officer Kay Makhubela said.

“There are allegations that a petrol bomb was thrown into the house. We are still waiting for our forensic team to conduct investigations before we can confirm this.”

Neighbours rescued four other people from the house. A case of arson was opened. - Sapa