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Hunt for Durban double killer

2012-05-23 17:05

Johannesburg - Police were searching on Wednesday for a man believed to have shot and killed two men in Durban’s Jacobs industrial area, KwaZulu-Natal police said.

Lieutenant Colonel Vincent Mdunge said Mandla Shinga and Sakhele Mthembu, both aged 54, were shot and killed on May 4 near the Jacobs hostel.

"Two more people were seriously wounded. It is believed an unknown man was randomly shooting at people near the hostel."

Mdunge said the motive for the attacks was not yet known. Two cases of murder and two cases of attempted murder were being investigated.

Police appealed to anyone with information about the crime to contact them.

Comments
  • Squeegee - 2012-05-23 17:36

    If he claims to be a taxi driver will he be immune from prosecution?

      Peter - 2012-05-23 17:44

      Only if he proves hes a taxi driver by stopping in the middle of the road... On a serious note this guy must get tossed into a dark hole! he doesnt deserve the cushy cell with DSTV and warm food he will most likely get when caught

      Squeegee - 2012-05-23 18:14

      Peter, prison is a little worse than you think. They have Etv. Cruel and unusual punishment.

  • logical007 - 2012-05-23 19:26

    durban? Out on R1000 bail.

  • elspeth.hassall - 2012-05-24 10:03

    News24 publish this and not the story about a 73 year old Glenmore, Durban woman, murdered with an axe, for 2 cell phones???

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