‘Upstand Dogs’ gang members arrested for murder, PE

South African Police Service

‘Upstand Dogs’ gang members arrested for murder, PE
'Upstand Dogs' gang members arrested for murder, PE

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On 4 April 2018, PE Flying Squad members arrested two alleged murder suspects within the hour after the offence was committed.

It is alleged that at about 14:30, a man (30) was stabbed several times and shot while fleeing from the suspects. His body was found lying in the yard in Burness Street Malabar Ext 6 in Port Elizabeth.

According to witnesses, the two suspects were seen jumping into a maroon VW Polo. A description of the vehicle was immediately circulated via police channels and soon after, the vehicle was spotted in Gelvandale. PE Flying Squad members stopped the vehicle and two males aged 20 and 32 years old were arrested.

The suspects are affiliated to the Upstand Dogs. They are detained on a charge of murder and is expected to appear in the Port Elizabeth magistrates’ court on Friday, 6 April 2018.

The Cluster Commander for Mount Road Cluster, Maj Gen Thembisile Patekile has commended the teamwork of the members. “Through teamwork, coordinated efforts and swift reaction we, the SAPS will succeed in apprehending criminals,” added Maj Gen Patekile.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service