No arrests yet in Mt Edgecombe killing

2016-02-05 17:52

Durban – Police are still looking for suspects in the killing of a KwaZulu-Natal security guard who was shot dead during a hijacking in Mt Edgecombe on Thursday.

The guard was killed and another man was shot and wounded.  

Police spokesperson Lieutenant Nqobile Gwala confirmed that no arrests had been made.

Two men were delivering a consignment of cigarettes when they were hijacked at the corner of the M41 and Flanders Drive.

The hijackers opened fire, wounding one of the men.

A security guard, who had been travelling with the pair, attempted to intervene and was shot dead.

The hijackers took the bakkie.

The wounded man and his colleague ran to a nearby petrol station, where they had delivered the cigarettes.

The bakkie was found abandoned near the scene on Thursday. 

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

 
PARTNER CONTENT
INFOGRAPHIC: New thinking required for retirement

Everything we believe about retirement is fast becoming outdated.

PARTNER CONTENT
WATCH: How education can change a life

A university education gives students the chance to create a better future for themselves, their families and to opportunity achieve their dreams.

/News

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.