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Two expected in court for Johan van der Berg murder

NOVEMBER 16, 2015
Two expected in court for Johan van der Berg murder

Two of the five suspects arrested by Kabega Park detectives last Tuesday and Thursday in connection with the murder of a 54 year-old Johan van der Berg from Greenbushes in Port Elizabeth in October are expected to appear in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate's Court on Monday on murder charges.

The two suspects did not appear in court with the other three on Friday due to an outstanding investigation that had be finalized. 

Last week Tuesday, detectives arrested the first suspect, a 36 year-old man at his home in the Lusaka area, in Kabega Park, after the theyreceived valuable information about the suspect.

On Thursday morning, another four suspects, aged between 25 and 35 years, were picked up by the police.

The men was arrested at their homes in the Kuyga  area in Greenbushes, after detectives received valuable information about their involvement in the murder.  

Port Elizabeth police also recovered stolen goods during Thursday's arrests.