Boy (16) fatally shot at house party, Centane

South African Police Service

Boy (16) fatally shot at house party, Centane
Boy (16) fatally shot at house party, Centane

Centane Police arrested a 21-year-old man for the murder of a 16-year-old boy. It is alleged a group of young people were having a party at the home of the suspect at Gobe Village, Centane on Friday, 30 October 2020 when an argument arose between the suspect and the 16-year-old boy.

The suspect is alleged to have drawn a firearm and fatally wounded the 16-year-old boy on Saturday, 31 October 2020 at about 3am. The 16-year-old boy was shot on his upper body and succumbed to his wounds at the scene.

The 21-year-old male suspect will appear before the Centane Magistrate’s Court on Monday, 2 November 2020 facing a murder charge.

Eastern Cape Provincial Commissioner Lt Gen Liziwe Ntshinga commended the speedy arrest of the suspect by police.

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