Man wanted for attempted murder of 6 year-old arrested by PE Flying Squad

JULY 4, 2016

A 23 year old man is expected in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate's court soon after he was arrested by the Port Elizabeth Flying Squad over the weekend for possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition in Gelvandale in the Northern Areas.

According to Port Elizabeth police, the suspect, who cannot be named until his court appearance, had been on their wanted list for an alleged murder as well as an attempted murder of a 6 year-old child in the same Gelvandale area.


Meanwhile, a 68 year-old man is to appear in Hankey Magistrate's Court on Monday on an alleged charge of murder of his wife.

Police said that it is believed that the deceased, 50, was stabbed after an argument in their house in Shirley Street, Loerie.