Three held for 2006 attempted murder

2015-03-16 12:41


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Johannesburg - Three people were arrested for attempted murder in Empangeni, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Monday.

"Durban Hawks members have arrested three suspects aged between 39 and 50 for two counts of attempted murder and conspiracy to commit murder," said Major Thulani Zwane in a statement.

On 14 February 2006, the suspects allegedly broke into a house in Mevamhlophe area and opened fire on the sleeping occupants.

No one was injured.

They would appear in the Empangeni Magistrate's Court on Monday.

Provincial Commissioner Lieutenant General Mmamonnye Ngobeni congratulated police officers for the arrests.

"We are pleased that our members did not give up in this investigation and the suspects are finally brought to book," she said.

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