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Ngqamakhwe police investigating case of culpable homicide

Dec 14, 2018
Ngqamakhwe police investigating case of culpable homicide

Ngqamakhwe police are investigating a case of culpable homicide after a bakkie overturned along R401 road at Ngqamakhwe.

"The accident occurred on Thursday, at about 18:00," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"There were two male occupants inside the bakkie.

"Both injured men were rushed to Butterworth hospital."

Ngqamakhwe police investigating cause of accident

Captain Manatha said that one of the men, a 29-year-old, later man passed away at the Butterworth hospital.

"The cause of the accident is not known but under investigation by Ngqamakhwe police Detectives," he added.

"The name of the deceased is still being withheld until all his relatives have been informed of his death."

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