Cops nab threesome for murder

2016-08-11 06:00

Three suspects have been arrested by Nyanga Saps following the murder of three family members last Sunday.

The threesome appeared at the Athlone Magistrate Court for allegedly after they allegedly beating to death three victims who had come to confront them about a cellphone robbery.

“The incident took place in Mesiya Informal Settlement in Cossovo. The three victims were assaulted when they came to confront a suspect who earlier robbed a cell phone from one of the victims,” said Nyanga police spokesperson Captain Ntomboxolo Sitshitshi. The suspects aged 18, 28 and 54 are expected are facing charges of murder, she added.

In a separate incident a 30 year old man is also appeared in the same court for the possession of an illegal firearm. “The suspect was arrested on Saturday morning by members of the Flying Squad in Unathi, Crossroads. He was found in possession of a gun with no serial number,” she said

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