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Two security guards appeared in court on a murder charge

Media Statement
South African Police Service
Office of the Provincial Commissioner of Free State

Kroonstad:   Moses Ramoada (38) and Moeketsi David Dyasi (27) will appear for the second time in the Kroonstad Magistrates’ Court today on a charge of murder after a man was shot and killed.

It is alleged that on Thursday, 21 December 2023 the police received a complaint of shooting at an open field near Gunhill Top Yard, Kroonstad which is a yard of Transnet.

On arrival, one of the suspects alleged that he was patrolling the vicinity with his colleague when they heard gunshots and were suddenly attacked by about eight unknown males. They further alleged that they both retaliated by opening fire at the unknown males. When the victim attacked him with a bolt cutter, the suspect shot him.

Upon further investigation, it was revealed that the victim was shot from behind and the investigation still continues.


Media Enquiries:
Sergeant Josephine Rani
079 499 6165