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Uitenhage police seek witnesses, who can help solve two serious cases

Nov 13, 2018
Uitenhage police seek witnesses, who can help solve two serious cases

Detectives in Uitenhage are looking for witnesses that can shed light on two serious cases that are currently under investigation. 

"In the first case, SAPS are looking for information about a murder that took place on Monday, 24 September 2018, in Durban Street, Uitenhage," said police spokesperson, Captain Gerda Swart.

According to police information, a 62-year-old male was allegedly assaulted by three males (who appeared to be in their twenties) during the afternoon. 

"The male victim passed away as a result of the injuries sustained during the assault," she said.

In the second case, investigators are seeking witnesses in a culpable homicide case that occurred on Wednesday, 19 September 2018 on the R75, outside Uitenhage.

"It is alleged that a Scania truck with a trailer and a Nissan 1400 LDV collided at about 12:46," Capt Swart said. 

"The male driver of the 1400 LDV passed on at the scene.    

"Anyone who might have witnessed, or who is able to assist with information about the above incidents or the whereabouts of the suspects in the murder case, is requested to contact the investigating officer, Detective Warrant Officer Deon Roos on 041 996 4525 or Crime Stop 08600 10111."

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