Mpofu stabbing: suspects still at large

2013-04-19 16:36

The two assailants who attacked Advocate Dali Mpofu two weeks ago on an East London beach are still at large.

Provincial police spokesperson Brigadier Miranda Mills confirmed that police were continuing with their investigation and hoped to bring the perpetrators to book soon.

Mpofu was stabbed and robbed of his personal belongings by two unknown men at Eastern Beach on April 4 after he had gone for a walk.

He was taking a break from the Marikana Commission of Inquiry.

The former SABC chief executive officer was discharged on Sunday from the Life St Dominic’s Hospital after spending three nights recuperating.

A day after the attack, forensics were seen visiting the crime scene at Eastern Beach, searching for clues.

Provincial police commissioner Lieutenant-General Celiwe Binta also visited the crime scene with her top brass after the attack put the spotlight on safety along East London beaches, with the Buffalo City metro promising to put up CCTV cameras in a bid to fight crime there.

Mills last week said the place where Mpofu was attacked was notorious for crime.

Mpofu is originally from East London.

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