Suspects linked to pensioners’ murder arrested

Supplied Content 

Four suspects were arrested on Tuesday after two bodies of pensioners were discovered in a commune.

It is alleged the suspects have robbed and murdered the pensioners aged 64 and 83. According to a statement, police were allied to the scene in Voortrekker Street after concerned neighboUrs did not see the couple for some time.

READ | Suspect arrested for robbing police officers

Upon police arrival, the door and the burglar gate were not locked. The bodies of the couple were found, and the Emergency Medical Services personnel certified the two dead at the scene.

READ MORE | Suspects arrested for firing shots at police at a funeral

“Police traced the couple’s belongings taken by the suspects, including their vehicle, a Toyota Corolla and a firearm. After information about the suspects came forth, a manhunt was launched and resulted in their arrest,” reads the statement.

Two murder and robbery cases were opened. The suspects will appear in court soon.

Related articles

Brothers fatally shot and two hospitalised

Siblings, aged 25 years and 30 years succumbed to gunshot wounds while other two victims, a 35-year-old female and 29-year-old male, are fighting for their lives in hospital. The shooting incident took place along the...

Murder accused to represent himself after dumping lawyer

Murder accused, Velly Thwala will be representing himself in court. His request was made on Monday when he appeared in the Mbombela High Court on Monday for the murder of his girlfriend, Nontobeko Msithini whose...

Eskom employees appear in court for corruption

Two Eskom employees appeared in court for fraud, corruption, and money laundering. Thandi Ruth Magagula and Nontuthubo Surprise Mahweliri were arrests follow criminal referrals made by the Special Investigating Unit to the National Prosecuting Authority....

Three Mozambican nationals arrested for stolen vehicles

LEBOMBO - Three Mozambican nationals were arrested a few kilometres towards Lebombo Port of Entry for stolen vehicles yesterday at Komatipoort. According to the police, they received a tip-off about two SUVs that were stolen...

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

The reCAPTCHA verification period has expired. Please reload the page.