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Police appeal for leads after man gunned down at Dutywa tarven

Feb 12, 2018
Police appeal for leads after man gunned down at Dutywa tarven

Dutywa police have appealed for assistance from the public with information that can assist them in solving a murder case that took place over the weekend.

"It is alleged that a 24-year-old man was in a tarven at Qupu Locality, in Gwadana Village, Dutywa, with his friends on Saturday at about 20:00," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"A suspect, who was armed with a firearm came and shot the deceased several times.

"The deceased died instantly."

He said that the suspect fled the scene after the murder.

Dutywa police detectives are looking for the suspect.

"The motive for the murder is not known," he said.

"Anyone, who can assist with the arrest of the suspect is requested to contact Dutywa Police at 047 489 1333 or Crime Stop 08600 10111."