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Suspect wanted for killing soldier and learner near Ngcobo nabbed

Jun 12, 2019
Suspect wanted for killing soldier and learner near Ngcobo nabbed

East London - A wanted 25-year-old suspect is expected in court soon after he was arrested by the East London SAPS Pop Unit , together with Ngcobo Detectives on Tuesday.

"It is alleged that the suspect killed a soldier in 2018 and also early this year, he allegedly killed a scholar at Ngcobo," described police spokesperson, Captain Namhla Mdleleni. 

"The cases were opened for investigation at Ngcobo."

She said that on Tuesday, police received information on the whereabouts of the suspect and proceeded to Railway residence.

"The suspect was arrested and a 9mm pistol with live ammunition and an R5 magazine were also found in possession of suspect."

Capt Mdleleni added that the suspect is also implicated to other murder case at Butterworth.

"The suspect was detained for possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition and will appear before the Ngcobo Magistrate's Court soon."

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