Gunman arrested after fatal shooting of man (21)

South African Police Service

Gunman arrested after fatal shooting of man (21)
Gunman arrested after fatal shooting of man (21)

A 48-year-old alleged murder suspect is in police custody following the murder of a 21-year-old man at Mampingeni Location on Friday 13 August 2021.

It is alleged that at about 17:00, the deceased was on the way to collect livestock when he was approached by the suspect who alighted from his vehicle and started firing at the deceased.

The suspect was later arrested and his licensed firearm confiscated.

He is expected to appear in the Ngcobo magistrate court on Monday 16 August 2021.

In another unrelated incident, Cofimvaba police are on the hunt for a murder suspect after the body of a male was found lying on the road with multiple stab wounds. A case of murder is under investigation.

Anyone who can assist with the information that can lead to the arrest of the suspect is asked to call Captain Thembelani Mfundisi at 0824418433 or Crime stop 08600 10111.

All information is confidential and callers may remain anonymous.

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