Two arrested for shooting 6 year-old girl

Two arrested for shooting 6 year-old girl

JOHANNESBURG – Two men aged 22 and 26 years were arrested in connection with the murder of a six-year-old girl, in Cape Town, police said on Wednesday.

South African police Service spokesperson, Constable Noloyiso Rwexana, said the pair were arrested on Tuesday afternoon and charged with murder.

“Our investigation into the senseless killing of a six-year-old girl in Hazeldal led to the arrest of two suspects,” said Rwexana.

Sadiqah Lippert was shot on 19th Avenue in Hazendal, Athlone on Monday.

“She later died in hospital due to her injuries,” Rwexana said.

The arrested men were expected to appear in Athlone Magistrate’s Court on Thursday.

– African News Agency (ANA)

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