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SUSPECT NABBED IN THE MURDER CASE OF LONWABO JACK: NYANGA
2021/04/21      |  Written By:  Captain NP Sitshitshi   |   Province:  Western Cape

The Nyanga Detectives have arrested a 17-year-old suspect for the murder of Lonwabo Jack. The suspect was collected early today in the Eerste River area.

The suspect is expected to appear in Athlone Magistrates' Court once charged facing murder charges.

It has been discovered that the suspect was also arrested last month on a Gugulethu case of rape and his due to appear in Wynberg Magistrate Court on rape charges.

The station management would like to thank all those who have made contributions which led to the arrest of the suspect.

In a separate incident a 30-year-old suspect is due in Athlone Magistrates' Court today after being arrested in possession of an illegal firearm and ammunition on Monday afternoon. The members were on patrol routine duties when they received a tip-off about suspected robbers who were driving in a vehicle in Mazizini Street in Browns Farm. Members spotted the vehicle and pounced on the suspect. Another 20 year old suspect is also appearing in Philippi Magistrates' Court following his arrest yesterday in possession of an imitation firearm.