Arrests made in murder case

2015-05-05 06:00

Three people have been arrested in connection with a murder case.

Thorough investigative work the three men, aged 40, 32 and 30, were arrested in relation to the murder of a 35-year-old man in Beacon Valley on Monday 20 April, Mitchell’s Plain police spokesperson Sergeant Jerome Voegt confirmed.

“The men are believed to be involved in a murder and attempted murder which occurred in the early hours of Monday morning in Bicycle Street,” says Voegt.

The 35-year-old man was fatally shot and two other men, aged 41 and 36, were wounded.

The officers followed up on information received which led to the apprehension of the three suspects.

In an unrelated matter officers arrested a 21-year-old man in connection with a house robbery case which occurred in Rocklands.

“It is alleged that on Monday 20 April at 20:30 the suspect committed a house robbery at a house in Ruby Street. The suspect forcibly entered the premises and at gun point robbed the complainant of R900,” Voegt says.

All four suspects have already appeared in court on related charges.

Residents are urged to remain vigilant and to contact their respective Sector Commanders with information. “Those who have not yet joined the community safety structures are also urged to join us by becoming part of their street committees in their respective streets,” Voegt saysV

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