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THREE SUSPECTS ARRESTED FOR VIGILANTE KILLINGS IN MAKHAZA
2021/04/15      |  Written By:  Captain S Vukubi   |   Province:  Western Cape

In their endeavors to address the scourge of vigilantism Harare SAPS members have arrested three supects who were allegedly involved in the brutal killing of two victims and injured three.

Yesterday(Tuesday 2021-04-13) at approximately 14:30 police attended a scene in 41 block Makhaza where two victims were stoned to death allegedly by the community members.

They were allegedly accused of breaking into the houses and stole other peoples items.

The members of the community got hold of the five and allegedly asssaulted them of which two succumbed to death and three were admitted in hospital with serious injuries.

Initial investigation led to the arrest of three suspects aged between 27 and 32 who are still in custody until their court appearance in Khayelitsha on Friday 2021-04-16.

Police are strongly condemning the act of vigilantism in our communities and encourage the members of the community to report any criminal activities to the police for the law to take its course.