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Attempted murder suspects busted

Media Statement
South African Police Service
Office of the Provincial Commissioner KwaZulu-Natal

DURBAN – Today, the Public Order Police in Pietermaritzburg swiftly responded to a shooting incident at Ebomvini which resulted in the arrest of the culprits.

It is alleged that in the early hours of this morning, there was a gathering at a homestead which residents were invited to. During the festivities an argument broke out amongst those attending.

Two of the attendees were shot and injured. They sustained gunshot wounds to the arms and were taken to hospital for medical attention. A case of attempted murder was opened at the Plessislaer police station for investigation.

Police officers responded swiftly and arrested two suspects. The homemade firearms found in their possession were seized. The suspects will appear in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrates Court soon on charges of attempted murder



Colonel Thembeka Mbele

Mobile: 082 462 9870