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News: Two suspects linked to Nomzamo tavern shooting to appear in court on Monday

Media Statement
South African Police Service
Office of the Provincial Commissioner Gauteng


GAUTENG - The Police in Gauteng can confirm that two suspects that have been linked to the July 2022, Nomzamo shooting incident have been arrested.

On 22 September 2022, National Crime Intelligence officers arrested one suspect who was then linked to the Nomzamo shooting incident, in Johannesburg. The suspect was handed over to Gauteng’s Murder and Robbery Investigating Team  for further handling. He then led the team to one of his accomplices who was arrested in Northern Cape on 23 September 2022.

The team proceeded to arrest two more suspects, linked to a murder case for an incident that occurred in Kliptown in October 2021 where a Lesotho musician was killed. He is also linked to another murder and attempted murder case that occurred in Orlando in May 2022.

The fourth suspect was apprehended on a warrant of arrest for a double murder incident that occurred in Doornkop in 2021 where two Basotho nationals were killed.

The Provincial Commissioner of Gauteng, Lieutenant General Elias Mawela has commended the team and National Crime Intelligence for the breakthrough on the case. Investigations are continuing and more arrests are expected.

All four suspects will be appearing at the Orlando Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 26 September 2022.


Brigadier Brenda Muridili
071 686 9425


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