Jailtime for stabbing

2018-07-24 06:00

Grassy Park police have welcomed the five-year prison sentence of a 22-year-old Hanover Park man, after he was found guilty of culpable homicide by the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court last week.

“The thorough investigation of crime and the bringing of perpetrators before court are crucial in the efforts of Grassy Park Police Station to ensure convictions­.

“This was proven once more during investigation by Detective Sergeant Sicelo Bongashe, when he arrested a suspect and brought him before court,” says Grassy Park police spokesperson, Warrant Officer Wynita Kleinsmith.

According to Kleinsmith, the man stabbed 18-year-old Rafeeq Daniels on 2 May last year after the two allegedly had an argument­.

Daniels died as a result of his injuries, while the suspect fled the scene on foot, Kleinsmith explains.

Kleinsmith says that the accused evaded arrest and was eventually arrested in Philippi on 7 June last year in possession of an illegal firearm, while also being charged on the murder of Daniels in Grassy Park.

Branch commander Lieutenant-Colonel Ettiene van Ede expressed his gratitude to Bongashe for his investigation and his commitment in the fight against crime.

The police also have a reward system whereby good money is being rewarded for positive information supplied to police about crime which results in the successful arrest and prosecution of criminals, adds Kleinsmith­.

V Anyone with information on crime in the Grassy Park area is urged to contact 021 700 3940 or Crime Stop on 0860 010 111. All information will be treated as highly confidential.

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