News: Man in court for murder at men’s hostel

DURBAN A 45-year-old man is appearing today in Ntuzuma court following his arrest for murder he has committed. On 16 January 2020, police officers in KwaMashu attended to a complaint of murder along Inala Road in the hostel where the victim’s body (29) was found with gunshot wounds on his body. A murder case was opened for investigation. The team worked tirelessly to hunt down the suspect who was eventually arrested on Friday, 17 January 2020 for murder.

In another operation, a 31-year-old suspect is also appearing in Ntuzuma court for possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition. On 18 January 2020, members in KwaMashu police were following up on information about man in possession of illegal firearm. They proceeded to Moyomnandi road in hostel. During the search, members found a 9mm pistol with its serial numbers filed off as well as two rounds of ammunition and he was placed under arrest.

Source: South African Police Service