NELSPRUIT - Police in Mpumalanga are looking for suspects who allegedly attacked and killed a 51-year-old man, at his house in Witbank, on Wednesday, 28 August 2019.
It is reported that on that fateful day police received a complaint of a shooting incident and went to investigate. Upon arrival, they found the lifeless body of the man lying in a pool of blood with bullet wounds to his head. They proceeded to his house and found his wife who was brutally assaulted and the house having been ransacked. She allegedly informed the police that three armed men stormed in and demanded money and further threatened to put her grandson in the oven if they failed to comply. They then assaulted her after she informed them there was no money.
The suspects took seven firearms, two television sets before fleeing in the wife's vehicle, a Suzuki Swift which was later found abandoned Kusulile Off ramp along the N4 road.
The suspects are still at large, anyone with information that will assist police in their investigation is urged to contact Sergeant Lery Rangwaga at 072 737 2003 or call the Crime Stop Number 08600 10111.
Source: South African Police Service