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Mthatha police recover drugs at scene of double murder

May 17, 2018
Mthatha police recover drugs at scene of double murder

Police in Mthatha have appealed to the public to assist with information that can help them in their investigations after two men, aged between 20 and 30 years, were shot and killed at Link locality in Mthatha on Tuesday at about 21h00.

"It is alleged that the community of that area heard gunshots and alerted police, who found the deceased both in a pool of blood," said police spokesperson, Captain Dineo Koena.

"Four cartridges and two projectiles of a 9mm pistol were picked from the scene."

She said that the motive for their killing is unknown.

Meanwhile, 75 sachets of Tik worth R3 750 and two Mandrax tablets worth R150 were found in the house.

"Two murder cases have been registered and no arrest yet."

She said anyone with information may contact Detective Colonel Ntanjana on 082 779 7122 or may contact Crime Line on 0860 10111.