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Police appeal for information after man gunned down in mystery murder

Mar 2, 2017
Police appeal for information after man gunned down in mystery murder

Centane police have appealed to the public for information that can assist them in solving a mystery murder case that occurred on Tuesday night.

"It is alleged that the deceased, a 25-year-old man was asleep with his girlfriend on Tuesday, at about 22:10, at Sisonke Township, Centane," described police spokesperson, Captain Jacksson Manatha.

"Somebody knocked at the kitchen door and the deceased woke up to open the door leaving his girlfriend in the bed.

"The girlfriend heard some gun shots. She went to investigate and found the boyfriend already dead. He was shot on his upper body.

"The suspect/s were not seen by the girlfriend."

Captain Manatha said that Centane police is appealing for community assistance in tracing the perpetrator/s.

"Anyone with information should please contact Centane Police on 047 498 1066 as there has not been an arrest yet.

"The deceased will be identified once all his family members are informed of his murder," he said.