Creighton and Ixopo police arrested a 30 year old suspect for murder and robbery. The suspect was found at his homestead with a firearm and six rounds of ammunition as well as property stolen from the victim’s home including their cellphones.
The suspect will be charged and will appear in court soon.
The arrest follows an incident which occurred on 8 September 2018 at 03:00 when a couple at Lyn Avis Farm in Creighton were accosted by three armed males. They allegedly tied the wife and fatally shot a 66 year old man. The suspects stole laptops and cellphones as well as other items from the house before fleeing the scene.
The deceased was identified as Peter Scott (66). A case of robbery and murder was opened at Creighton SAPS. The firearm that was seized had its serial number filed off however it will be subjected to ballistic tests to determine if it was used during the robbery and murder.
Police are still on the hunt for the remaining suspects.
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