Robbed victim (55) thrown under moving truck, Kuruman

South African Police Service

Robbed victim (55) thrown under moving truck, Kuruman
Robbed victim (55) thrown under moving truck, Kuruman

Four suspects aged between 21 and 26 have been arrested and charged with murder. It is alleged that the suspects accosted a 55 year old man, in Kuruman CBD, robbed him of his belongings and pushed him underneath a moving truck.

The suspects were seen wrestling and pushing the victim underneath moving truck, which fatally wounded him. The suspects fled from the scene after the incident. Three of the suspects were pointed out by the eyewitness, and they were arrested while still roaming in the CBD.

During the investigation shortly after the arrest of three suspect, the information led the police to Tshwaragano Hospital where the fourth suspect was being treated for injuries he sustained when they wrestled and pushed the victim underneath the moving truck.

The Kuruman police are on the trail of the fifth suspect, who is still on the run.

A case of culpable homicide has been opened against the truck driver after failing to stop after the incident.

It is not yet established why the truck driver drove away from the scene.

Police are appealing to the truck driver to report himself to the nearest police station in order to assist with the Investigations.

Anyone with information that could assist with the investigation are requested to communicate with the Station Commander of Kuruman Police Station, Brigadier Kenneth Baloyi on 082 4954 803 / 053 7129 800 or contact Crime Stop on 08600 10111.

Information shared shall be treated with strictest confidentiality.

South Africa Today – South Africa News

SOURCESouth African Police Service