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Six held for Cape Town murder

2012-10-10 07:24

Johannesburg - Six people were arrested after a man was shot dead and a teenager was wounded, in Maitland, Cape Town, on Tuesday, Western Cape police said.

Captain Frederick van Wyk said a 22-year-old man was killed and a 16-year-old was shot in the lower body by gunmen who fled in a white car.

A description of the getaway car was broadcast to all police vehicles and around 15:45 the Maitland flying squad spotted it and arrested the six occupants.

A 7.65 pistol with one live round was recovered.

The suspects, aged between 22 and 63, would appear soon in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court, Van Wyk said.

Comments
  • steveroodt - 2012-10-10 07:31

    A 63 year old involved send him away forever

      ianon.ym - 2012-10-10 08:08

      ... use one of those rounds in the picture top right.

  • Lyndatjie - 2012-10-10 07:34

    Gang violence and a terrotorial battle for prime drug positioning? What else makes sense?

  • jacob.zooma.9 - 2012-10-10 07:36

    Only in Cape Town

  • ingi.raikes - 2012-10-10 07:37

    That's the trouble in our Country. Violence is the order of the day! Murder, rape, assault, maime, attack, rob..............who cares???

  • PrettyUsefulArt - 2012-10-10 07:59

    After following the news rather extensively in the past while, I've come to the realisation that I live in a very small, very protected bubble and have no idea whatsoever how others live. Thanks be for small mercies, I guess.

  • sthembiso.jali.50 - 2012-10-10 08:05

    The act of a 63 years old can only mean that he is a drug dealer or drug addict.

  • hudayfah.newman - 2012-10-10 08:17

    Mr. One foot in the grave should be spending his last years with his family, not killing others. I bet he's first in line for his pension at the end of the month though.

      tebogo.makaneta - 2012-10-10 08:35

      \Mr.One foot in the grave\ lol

  • lerato.kay.3 - 2012-10-10 08:27

    63 year old lol ! No wonder why the madam’e want the army deployed in Cape Town, looks more like a whole generation of criminals. In the meantime I suggest that madam'e use her internal resources, deploy Mazibuko to sit on this old fart, that will teach him a lesson.

  • BigChiefPlumbPudding - 2012-10-10 08:44

    Where there's little or no consequence, there is no fear.

  • hawthorne1955 - 2012-10-10 09:44

    there is no fear of consequence

  • nasiefa.jacksonlazarus - 2012-10-10 12:48

    63 years old??????? the pensioners are also doing it ??? if you cant beat them join them neh

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