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Two arrested for the murder of hotel owner in Pofadder
2020/10/17

Media Statement
                    South African Police Service
                        Office of the Provisional Commissioner Northern Cape

A joint investigative team comprising of Provincial Organised Crime, DPCI, Pofadder and Springbok Detectives, led by Brigadier Dick de Waal arrested two suspects in connection with the murder of Leon Brits.

The deceased, who was the Hotel owner in Pofadder, was stabbed to death on 7 October 2020 in Pofadder.

One suspect aged 37 was arrested at Piketberg in the Western Cape while a 34-year-old suspect was arrested at Kathu in the John Taolo Gaetsewe District.

The Acting Provincial Commissioner Major General Phiwe Mnguni has applauded the Investigating team which led to the arrest of the suspects.

The suspects are expected to appear before the local Magistrates court on Monday, 19 October.

Police investigations are continuing.

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