Murder weapon seized, suspect in custody

2019-08-28 06:02

KRANSKOP detectives embarked on an operation to apprehend a suspect involved in a murder that took place in the area. The operation was successful and a 38-year-old suspect was arrested at his place of employment in the Kranskop CBD.

The suspect’s licensed firearm, which was used to commit the offence, was also seized by the team.

Police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele said in a statement: “The arrest follows the fatal shooting of Thobelani Ngubo (38) on August 17 at KwaMxhosa in Kranskop. After the shooting, he was taken to hospital where he later passed away.

“A case of murder was opened at Kranskop SAPS for investigation.”

The suspect is expected to appear in court soon on a charge of murder.

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