ANOTHER BREAKTHROUGH IN ARRESTING SUSPECTSLINKED TO MURDER AND ARMED ROBBERY

ANOTHER BREAKTHROUGH IN ARRESTING SUSPECTS
LINKED TO MURDER AND ARMED ROBBERY

POLOKWANE Two suspects linked to murder and armed robbery at Monsterlus in Hlogotlou Policing area outside Sekhukhune were swiftly arrested within hours of the incident today Sunday 23 July 2023 in the same area following a sting operation.

Preliminary Police investigation revealed that on Saturday at about 23:00, four men were walking home when they were accosted by four armed suspects, wearing masks.The suspects robbed of victims their cellphones and in the process, one victim was fatally wounded.

The Police were alerted about the incident and the victim was certified dead on the scene by the paramedics.He was identified as Kgotlelelo Magolego aged 31.

The suspects were arrested following a positive tip-off. The team comprised members from Sekhukhune Tracking Team, Hlogotlou Detectives and MEP Security company.Two firearms with ammunition believed to have been used during the commission of the crime were confiscated.

The Provincial Commissioner of Police in Limpopo Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe is impressed with the dedication and determination of this team of members who continue to crack down on crime and solve serious cases within a short space of time. This is also a clear example of what can be done when SAPS and Security companies share information and work together.” echoed Lieutenant General Hadebe.

The two suspects aged 26 will appear before the Nebo Magistrate’s Court tomorrow, Monday 24 July 2023 facing charges of murder, armed robbery, possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition.

Anyone with information that can lead to the apprehension of the other suspects can contact Colonel Mahlathini Ngele on 082 573 3645, Crime Stop number on 0860 10111, or the nearest Police Station or use MySAPSapp.

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