ANOTHER SUSPECT NABBED IN POLICE SERGEANT’S MURDER

ANOTHER SUSPECT NABBED IN POLICE SERGEANT’S MURDER

MPUMALANGA – 40 years old suspect was arrested today, 23 June 2023 by Secunda based Serious Organised Crime Investigation in connection with the murder of Sergeant Hlatshwayo who was stationed at Mahamba border posts.

It was reported that an off duty Sergeant was shot at his home in Piet Retief in February 2023. He managed to call his friend who then rushed him to the local hospital where he was later transferred to Trichardt Medi-Clinic for further medical treatment but was pronounced dead on arrival.

Three suspects including the late sergeants wife were later arrested by Secunda Serious Organised Crime Investigation. Through further investigation, it was detected that the late sergeant’s wife was in contact with a man from Ermelo and it was also discovered that the suspect’s motor vehicle was indeed used when the Sergeant was shot.

The suspect was then traced and found at Ermelo hospital admitted with gun shot wounds. The suspect was arrested and placed under police guard. His cellphone was seized for further investigation and he’s expected to appear in court once he has recovered.

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