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2022/11/07      |  Written By:  Brigadier J Naicker   |   Province:  Kwazulu-Natal

DURBAN: 5 November 2022 –  Detectives from the Provincial Organised Crime Unit are appealing to members of the community to come forward with information that will assist them in arresting those behind the killing of six people at Clermont.

Last night at 22:30, six people were shot and killed while one was injured at an informal settlement in Clermont. The seven men where in a room within the informal settlement when unknown persons opened fire into the abode. Charges of murder and attempted murder are being investigated the Provincial Organised Crime Unit. Members of the community are urged to come forward any information that will assist investigators. All information will be treated with confidentiality and residents are encouraged to contact Crime Stop on 08600 10111 or use the MYSAPS APP to share information.

“These type of incidents must be condemned by all sectors of society and we are appealing to citizens to work with investigators from the Provincial Organised Crime Unit to bring the perpetrators to book. There can be no reason to justify killing people in such a brutal manner,” said KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi.