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Woman wanted by Cape Town police for killing her police officer husband

Nov 29, 2018
Woman wanted by Cape Town police for killing her police officer husband

Police have appealed to the public for assistance with information that can help them track down a 32-year-old woman wanted for the murder of her police officer husband.

"If you know the whereabouts of Qaqanba Qayisa, or can assist to trace her, kindly contact Detective Sergeant Deon Lotz of the Western Cape Provincial Detectives on 0824434587 / 021 918-3860," said police spokesperson, Lieutenant Colonel Andrè Traut.

"She is wanted on a charge of murder."

Cape Town police says she was involved in the killing of her police officer husband

Lt Col Traut said that it is alleged that on 6 October 2017, at about 03:30, the body of Constable Mneli Jobela was found inside his vehicle in Oliver Tambo Drive, Samora Machel, Phillipi, Cape Town.

"He had a gunshot wound to the back of his head. Further investigation linked three suspects to the incident, of whom two were arrested," Lt Col Traut said.

"A warrant of arrest was issued for Qaqanba Qayisa, who is the wife of the deceased.

"We have reason to believe that she could be in the Eastern Cape. All information will be treated confidentially."

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