Elderly woman attacked, hands tied, murdered, granddaughter plus 2 arrested

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Elderly woman attacked, hands tied, murdered, granddaughter plus 2 arrested
Elderly woman attacked, hands tied, murdered, granddaughter plus 2 arrested

An intensive investigation was conducted by Kwamashu Detectives after an elderly woman was brutally killed in June this year. Their hard work yielded positive results when they arrested two suspects including her granddaughter.

The suspects aged 26 and 34 were arrested on 13 September 2019, at KwaMashu and Mtubatuba. Items that were stolen were also seized during their arrest. The arrested suspects will appear in the Ntuzuma Magistrate’s Court on Monday 16 September 2019, facing charges of murder and robbery.

On 5 June 2019, the 67 year old woman was at her house at Umcijo Road in KwaMashu when she was attacked by the suspects. It is alleged that she was stabbed several times on her body and her hands were tied.

Her two cellphones and a TV set were taken during the attack. A case of murder and robbery was opened at KwaMashu police station for further investigation.

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