Double murder suspect arrested

2014-12-27 11:04

A man wanted for two murders that took place at the Jabulani Hostel in Soweto has been arrested.

“On Friday night, we arrested a 29-year-old man wanted for a murder that occurred in March and another that occurred on Christmas Day,” Warrant Officer Kay Makhubela said today.

He said the arrest was made after police received information that the man was at the Jabulani Hostel where the murders had taken place.

The man who was killed on Christmas Day was from Zondi, Soweto and the man murdered in March from KwaZulu-Natal.

In both cases, the attacker stabbed them to death.

Makhubela said the motive from the crime was not yet known but investigations continued.

The arrested man will appear in the Protea Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

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.

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

 
/News
 

6 myths about male cancer

It is important to be aware of the most prevalent cancer diseases amongst men in our country.

 
 

You won't want to miss...

Who are the highest paid models of 2017?
10 gorgeous plus-sized models who aren't Ashley Graham
5 top leg exercises for men
10 best dressed men of 2017
Traffic Alerts
Traffic
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.