Efficient investigation led to the arrests of two people suspected of killing a man.
The body of a 42-year-old man was discovered in Mqendandaba, Loskop on the morning of January 21.
He had sustained several stab wounds to his body.
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“Detectives gathered valuable information at the crime scene and by late afternoon they had netted a suspect, aged 30. He was arrested in the Mqendandaba area and was found in possession of property that belonged to the deceased,” explained police spokesperson Captain Charmaine Struwig.
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Further investigations subsequently resulted in a second arrest of a 19-year-old. Both suspects appeared in the Estcourt Magistrate’s Court on January 23, where they faced charges of murder.