Business robbery and murder, three men hit a spaza shop, Kamesh

South African Police Service

Business robbery and murder, three men hit a spaza shop, Kamesh
Business robbery and murder, three men hit a spaza shop, Kamesh

Kamesh police are investigating a case of murder and business robbery after a man was fatally shot during a robbery of a spaza shop on 23 January 2019.

Around 19:30, it is alleged that three men, one of them armed with firearms stormed into a spaza shop in Tambo Crescent, Mandela Area (Kamesh), Uitenhage. It is said that a suspect with a firearm fatally shot Ibrahim Mizinga (31) and then held a spaza shop owner at gunpoint.

Two other suspects ransacked the shop and stole undisclosed amount of cash, cigarettes and airtime vouchers before fleeing the scene. At this stage, it is unknown whether a getaway vehicle was used and the suspects are still at large.

Police are urging anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of the suspects to contact the investigating officer, Detective Sergeant Bennie Van Wyk at 071 475 1946 or to share information via Crime Stop 08600 10111.

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