A 23-year-old man is due to appear before the Nkomazi Magistrate’s Court on Monday 26 April 2021, after an incident which occurred at KaMaqhekeza near Komatipoort, in which two people were shot and killed on Thursday, 22 April 2021. The appearance of the suspect stems from the fact that after the incident, he handed himself to police as the one who killed the victims.
The suspect told police that a scuffle broke between two groups which culminated into a physical fight. He then snatched a firearm from another man and shot the two victims thereafter fled the scene.
The suspect surrendered himself as well as the firearm to the authorities at Tonga Police Station a day later.