KZN men held for killing security guard

2014-11-09 20:41


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Johannesburg - Two men have been arrested for allegedly shooting a security guard dead in Margate on KwaZulu-Natal's south coast, police said on Sunday.

Mondli Mnyula, 45, was shot and killed in his company car while attending to a robbery at Marina Beach on Friday night, Captain Thulani Zwane said.

"On investigation at the scene of crime, it appeared that the suspects broke into a business premises and attempted to open an ATM machine before they allegedly shot a security guard who was responding to a burglary."

After the shooting, the men then took Mnyula's firearm and cellphone and fled the scene in a BMW.

One of the men was arrested in Nkanini later on Friday, while the second man was arrested on Sunday morning. He was found in possession of Mnyula's cellphone.

The men were expected to appear in the Ramsgate Magistrate's Court soon and would face charges of murder and business burglary.

The third person alleged to be involved in Mnyula's murder and the robbery was still at large.

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