Police investigating shooting of Bangladesh businessman in Willowvale

BY YOLANDA PALEZWENI - NOVEMBER 17, 2016

Police in Willowvale have launched an investigation after a 21-year-old Bangladesh businessman was shot and killed on Wednesday evening at Taleni Location, in Ntlabane Village, Willowvale.

According to local police, the deceased had already closed his shop when he was accosted by three suspects.

“The deceased was shot and suffered a bullet wound on his upper body and died instantly,” said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

He added that the motive for the murder was to rob the shop of the deceased.

Police have since appealed to local residents, who might have knowledge of the suspects, to come forward and assist in their investigation, as no one has been arrested yet.

 “Anyone with information is requested to contact Willowvale Police at 047 499 6200 or Crime Stop 08600 10111,” said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.