6 arrested for KZN cop killings

2016-01-05 11:48
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Johannesburg - Six people have been arrested in the Mbongolwane area near Eshowe in connection with the murders of two KwaZulu-Natal police officers, police said on Monday. 

The group was arrested on Sunday, said Major Thulani Zwane. 

"They were linked to two police killings in the province where a police officer was killed at KwaMashu and where another police officer was killed at Gingindlovu area."

It was understood that the suspects, aged between 18 and 60, were also wanted for various other crimes including business robberies targeting supermarkets at the Newlands East, KwaMashu, Bhekithemba, Mayville, Eshowe, Maphumulo and Phoenix areas.

The group was expected to appear in Ntuzuma Magistrate’s court soon.

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