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Anti-Gang Unit investigators initiate probe after three men killed in Lotus River


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

WESTERN CAPE - Anti-Gang Unit detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding a shooting incident that left three men dead on Tuesday evening.

Reports from the scene of crime indicate that the bodies of the victims were discovered shortly before 20:00 on an open field in Gemsbok Road, Lotus River in the Grassy Park precinct. The victims had been shot multiple times.

Preliminary investigations indicate that the incident is gang related. The identities of the deceased men aged 31, 35 and 37 are yet to be released.

Anyone with information that could help expedite the police investigation is urged to contact police on 08600 10111 or relay information via the MySAPSApp.

Information received will be handled in strict confidence.


Brigadier Novela Potelwa
082 559 4676