NELSPRUIT – Police in Mpumalanga have launched a manhunt for a suspect following a horrific incident in which four people were shot at Mhluzi near Middelburg in the early hours of today, Sunday 31 January 2021. One of the victims succumbed to his injuries while the other three were taken to hospital where they are fighting for their lives. Amongst them, is a female police Sergeant, who was off-duty at the time of the incident.
Police were notified of this shooting which took place at Riverside Section in Mhluzi and upon arrival, they found a 39-year-old male victim with bullet wounds on his upper body. The man who has now been identified as Sipho Samuel Magagula, was unfortunately certified dead at the scene. While still at the scene, police were further informed about three other victims who were also shot but taken to hospital for medical treatment. The motive for the shooting is unknown at this stage.
Police believe that Bongani Willken Mkhomazi can assist them in their investigation and is therefore requested to urgently contact them. The public is also urged to notify police of his whereabouts.
Anyone with information that can help in the investigation is requested to contact Detective Sergeant Trinity Masemola at 083 246 3552 or call the Crime Stop number on 08600 10111. Alternatively, members of the public can send information via My SAPS App.
Source: South African Police Service
PRETORIA – The Hawks’ Serious Corruption Investigation team worked tirelessly over the weekend tracing the outstanding trio suspects allegedly linked to a syndicate that defrauded several insurance companies, a combined loss exceeding R280 000.00. The broker aged (57), linked to … read more
PARKTOWN – A total of three hundred and forty-four people arrested for contravention of National Disaster Management Act regulations are among more than 1350 suspects arrested by the police in Gauteng over the weekend. Provincial Commissioner of the police in … read more
Port Elizabeth: The 72 hour activation plan was immediately implemented as Gelvandale detectives hunt for suspect/s allegedly involved in the fatal killing of two men last night, 30 January 2021 in Voison Road,Gelvandale. It is alleged that at about 21:40, … read more
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a sweeping order late Friday requiring the use of face masks on nearly all forms of public transportation, as the country continues to report thousands of daily COVID-19 … read more
PRETORIA – The Integrated Multi-Disciplinary law enforcement strategy in place at the OR Tambo International Airport (ORTIA) has once again proven to be successful. This after the South African Revenue Service (SARS) Customs & Excise officials apprehended foreign nationals entering … read more
FREE STATE – Moleboheng Precious Mohasoa (29), a former police official, attached to the Protection and Security Services (PSS) along with Innocent Paki Kompi (31) and Napo Moses Mahasoa (33) appeared before the Bloemfontein Regional Court for sentencing. They were … read more
FREE STATE – Utimile Mike Chubisi (41) appeared in the Bloemfontein Regional Court on Friday, 29 January 2021 facing charges of contravening the Tax Administration Act. In 2019 the South African Revenue Services (SARS) uncovered Chubisi’s fraudulent activities that cost … read more
PRETORIA – Minister of Police, General Bheki Cele is encouraged by the quick response of members of the South African Police Service who upon suspicion, pounced on armed gang who were planning to execute an aggravated crime. It is reported … read more