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ADDITIONAL POLICE MURDER SUSPECT ARRESTED: EASTERN CAPE
2021/07/30      |  Written By:  Captain Y Mgolodela   |   Province:  Eastern Cape

EASTERN CAPE – A 25-year-old suspect, Sandise Ntsikithi  appeared in the Mthatha Magistrate’s court on Thursday for allegations of police murder and armed robbery.

This follows an unyielding probe by the Mthatha Serious Organised Crime Investigation team which resulted in the arrest of the first suspect, Ayanda Tutu (38) during a joint operation with Gqeberha Tactical Response team and Flying squad on the 20th of July 2021.

It is alleged that on 18 June 2021 at about 18:30, two unknown gunmen entered the house of Sergeant Mphakameli Mazinywana (48) at old Payne Location in Mthatha and fired several shots fatally wounding him. The suspects fled with his service pistol.

The matter is remanded to 02 August 2021 for formal bail application by both accused.