Teenager assaulted, man murdered, 3 sought, Kwanobuhle

South African Police Service

Teenager assaulted, man murdered, 3 sought, Kwanobuhle
Teenager assaulted, man murdered, 3 sought, Kwanobuhle

SAPS Kwanobuhle detectives are searching for three males who can assist police in a murder investigation which took place on Tuesday, 17 August 2021 in Kwanobuhle.

It is alleged that on the mentioned date, during the early hours of the morning, Sibabalwe Mthengenya (34) and a 17-year-old were at Mthengenya’s house in Mgolodela Street when they started arguing about a missing TV.

Mthengenya accused the teenager of taking a TV from his house. It is further alleged that Mthengenya phoned his friends to come to the house. The teenager was beaten and assaulted by the three males. His hands were bound and he was locked in a room.

The teenager alleged that he was unconscious and was later freed when Mthengenya’s family members opened the door. According to family members, they found the body of the Mthengenya lying on the lounge floor with a gunshot and stab wounds.

Circumstances surrounding the murder of Mthengenya is unknown at this stage.

Police are investigating a case of murder and are appealing to anyone who can assist in the investigation especially the deceased three friends to contact D/WO Shaun Leonard at SAPS Kwanobuhle on 071 687 2800 or 041 978 8800 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111 or by using MySAPS app.

All information is confidential and callers may remain anonymous.

SAPS Newsroom

SOURCESouth African Police Service