Gang slay top artist

2014-01-02 00:00

ONE of Durban’s best artistic exports, who had exhibited his artwork from New York to London, was shot and killed in a home invasion while visiting friends in Westville.

But within hours of the murder the Durban Metro Dog Unit, SAPS and traffic police arrested four suspects who had used a meter taxi to escape with the stolen goods. Police seized a 9mm pistol and a toy gun believed to have been used in the robbery. Just hours later, another five men were arrested. At least three of the men are from the Congo. One suspect is believed to be the ringleader of a syndicate operating in the in the Westville, Pinetown and Malvern areas.

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