WESTERN CAPE – Three suspects are expected to appear in the Paarl Magistrates Court on Monday following their arrest in the early hours of Saturday morning after the murder of three men in their twenties as well as the attempted murder of another in Paarl East on Friday evening.

Reports indicate that police were summoned to the scene in Rocky Street, Paarl East where four men had been shot by gunmen. Upon arrival, police found four men who had been shot. Three were already dead and the fourth one seriously injured.

The police’s 72 hour activation plan was instituted for the pursuit of the suspects and Anti-Gang Unit detectives initiated an investigation into the triple murder and attempted murder.

The suspects aged 22, 23 and 26 with links to gangs were subsequently arrested on Saturday morning.

Police in the area continue to monitor the area for further incidents.

Source: South African Police Service

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