ECape police launch manhunt after gunmen kill three people at a party

JUNE 21, 2016

Maluti police, near Matatiele, are on a manhunt for three gunmen suspected of robbing revelers, killing three people and leaving two others injured over the weekend.

"It is alleged that on Sunday night the three suspects entered a house in Skiti village, next to Maluti, where people were partying and demanded money," Eastern Cape police said. "It is alleged that one of the people, who knew the suspects was shot and killed. The suspects then went on to open fire killing two more people.

"The lights went off in the house and the suspects continued firing randomly, thus injuring two people. Four people managed to escape unharmed."

The injured were rushed to hospital in Matatiele.

Cases of robbery and murder are under investigation.

Anyone with information that can assist the Police should contact Maluti SAPS on 039 256 3800.