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Uitenhage police appeal for leads after KwaNoubhle man gunned down

Dec 13, 2018
Uitenhage police appeal for leads after KwaNoubhle man gunned down

Police in Uitenhage are appealing to the public for assistance in solving a murder of a 36-year-old man, Siviwe Tata, who died after he was shot in KwaNobuhle on Tuesday.

"At around 8:30pm, police responded to a complaint of a shooting at Ngqika Street, KwaNobuhle, Uitenhage," described police spokesperson, Sergeant Majola Nkohli.

"At the scene, police found a lifeless body of Siviwe Tata in the yard with several gunshot wounds. 

"At this stage, there are no witnesses as the neighbor only heard four gun shots."

Sgt Nkohli said that the suspect/s are still at large and police opened a murder case. 

Man robbed at gunpoint at his KwaNobuhle home

In another incident, on Wednesday, at around 01:45am, it is alleged that three armed men kicked open a shack door and held owner at gunpoint and stole a cellphone and a vehicle battery before fleeing the scene. 

"At this stage, there are no witnesses and suspects are still at large," said Sgt Nkohli. 

"Police are investigating a case of house robbery and are urging anyone with information that could lead to the arrest in any of these cases to contact the investigating officer, Detective Warrant Officer Deon Arnolds at 082 319 9223."

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