Police seek help with search

2019-09-04 06:00

The Bloemfontein police seek public assistance in tracing two of five suspects linked to the murders of Samuel Peterman Lerata (30) and Relebohile Fenyane (35).

The deceased were murdered on 25 August in Abduramen Street, Bochabela. They were reportedly attacked and murdered at about 02:30.

The police have arrested three men regarding the double murder and are searching for the two suspects who are reportedly still on the run. Those in custody are facing charges of murder.

Sgt Sinah Mpakane, police spokesperson, said it has emerged that the victims were murdered out of revenge. She said the assailants’ reportedly accused the deceased of assaulting one of them the previous day.

“The suspects then assaulted the two with golf sticks. The victims were certified dead at the scene upon police arrival,” said Mpakane.

Anyone with information that can assist the police with the case can call Col Benji Ramabenyane on 082-527-7375.

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