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Milnerton detectives launch manhunt for six gunmen as five shot and killed in Joe Slovo


Media Statement
South African Police Service
Office of the Provincial Commissioner Western Cape

WESTERN CAPE - Milnerton detectives have launched a manhunt for six suspects who shot and killed five people in Joe Slovo, Milnerton on Thursday evening.

According to reports from the two scenes, the six suspects arrived at a house in Sekowa Street, Joe Slovo after 22:00 looking for an individual identified only by name. One suspect shot in the head and killed a woman whose age is yet to be determined. Another woman who was with the deceased was hit in the head and sustained injury.

A few minutes later, the six suspects arrived at another house in Dada Street where they shot and killed three men and a woman. The ages of the victims are between 28 and 36.

The detectives are hard at work in an effort to apprehend the suspects as well as determine the motive for the murders.

Anyone with information on the murders that could assist in expediting the investigation is urged to contact Warrant Officer Kussel on 074 964 3197 alternatively 08600 10111. All information received will be handled with strict confidentiality.


Brigadier Novela Potelwa
082 559 4676