Police seek suspects for murder of Ethiopian national, Mthatha

South African Police Service

Police seek suspects for murder of Ethiopian national, Mthatha
Police seek suspects in murder of Ethiopian national, Mthatha

Mthatha police are hot the heels of suspects for murder after the body of a 26 year Ethiopian national was found hidden with tree branches at Hebehebe bridge in Mqhekezweni in Bityi yesterday the 13 March 2018 at about 15h00.

A case of murder is being investigated by Mthatha Police.

It is alleged that the deceased was last seen by his brother on the 12 March 2018 in the afternoon when he left Payne locality going to one of his shops in Julukuqu in Bityi.

It is further alleged that when the man’s brother went searching for him they saw his vehicle with two unknown occupants inside.

Police pursued the vehicle until it lost control and hit a rondavel at a homestead in Xhongora. Both suspects managed to flee the scene before police arrival. An intensive search for the suspects was conducted but in vain.

The deceased body was later recovered with gun shot wounds on his upper body.

Police are in full search of the suspects and are following all possible leads. An appeal is made to anyone with information to contact D/Constable Maqoma on 0795535106 or may call our Crime Stop Line on 0860010111 and confidentiality is guaranteed.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service