Police probe attempted murder following suspected attack on Fort Hare University employee

ALICE – Police opened a case of attempted murder this comes after a 32-year-old University of Fort Hare employee was found in his flat with his hands tied and mouth covered yesterday.

According to reports, the victim was only noticed by his colleagues after he did not report at work. They then went to investigate in his flat, where they eventually found him. He was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital for medical care after they noticed that he was not well.

The circumstances surrounding the incident are currently under investigation. No injuries were reported. A case of attempted murder has been registered for investigation. No arrest made at this stage. It must be noted that the SAPS does not relate or associate this incident with previous incidents which were reported and associated with Fort Hare University employees.

Anyone with information that can lead police investigation into the arrest of the suspects is kindly requested to please make contact with Alice Police Station or call the Crime Stop number 08600 10111. The My SAPS App can also be used to submit any information.

Source: South African Police Service

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