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Four arrested for Peddie double murder and attempted murder

Sep 20, 2018
Four arrested for Peddie double murder and attempted murder

Within 24 hours, Peddie detectives managed to track down suspects, who were allegedly involved in the murder of two males and attempted murder of another on Tuesday night at Mgababa near Peddie.

"The four suspects, in their twenties, will appear in court soon," said police spokesperson, Captain Mali Govender.

SAPS Port Alfred Cluster Commander, Brigadier Morgan Govender, praised the team, who worked since the report of the incident.

The manhunt was launched after police officers on patrol came across two male bodies in the middle of the road and saw another person lying by the roadside with injuries in Mgababa locality, near Peddie on Tuesday night.

"Your hard work has not gone unnoticed. All that is needed now is to ensure that a thorough investigation is done to secure the convictions of these ruthless perpetrators," he added.

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