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PROVINCIAL COMMISSIONER WELCOMES THE ARREST OF SIX SUSPECTS FOR MURDER: NELSPRUIT
2021/09/27      |  Written By:  Colonel D Mdhluli   |   Province:  Mpumalanga

Nelspruit:  23 September 2021- The Provincial Commissioner of the South African Police Service in Mpumalanga, Lieutenant General Semakaleng Manamela has welcomed the arrest of six suspects for murder.

Their arrests yesterday morning came after they handed themselves over to the police in Schoemansdal. It is said that the suspects were involved in an incident where a 37-year-old man, Sibusiso Shongwe was fatally assaulted. The incident occurred on 13 September 2021 at Jeppes Reef in Nkomazi. 

Police opened a murder case and an investigation was conducted. Upon hearing that police are looking for them, the suspects decided to hand themselves over hence their arrest. 

They appeared before the Nkomazi Magistrates’ Court yesterday, and were remanded in custody and will appear again before the same court for formal bail application on 5 October 2021.