Groblershoop man sentenced to 30 years for murdering his father and friend

South African Police Service

Groblershoop man sentenced to 30 years for murdering his father and friend
Groblershoop man sentenced to 30 years for murdering his father and friend

District Commissioner welcomes the 30 years imprisonment sentence that was handed down to Renaldo Remacio Van Wyk (31) in the Groblershoop Regional Court on Tuesday, 12 October 2021.

On 6 February 2021, at about 22:00, in Wegdraai, Groblershoop, Van Wyk and his father David Malo (52) got involved in an altercation where the accused fatally stabbed Malo twice in his back. Renaldo, in his rage, also stabbed his friend, Johnny Ntlokwana (26) once in the chest and both victims died on the scene.

Police arrested Van Wyk hours later and he remained in custody up until his sentencing.

The District Commissioner for ZF Mgcawu, Brig Johnny Besnaar lauded Detective Sergeant Benedict Mqotha from the Groblershoop Detective Services for the excellent and professional investigation that led to the outstanding sentence.

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