Nine suspects aged between 23 and 39 are expected to appear in the Pinetown Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, August 24, for murder, kidnapping and assault with intention to cause grievous bodily harm.
KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Major Shooz Magudulela said in a statement that on August 9, four victims were allegedly accused of committing various crimes in the Nazareth area and were kidnapped and assaulted. Siyabonga Zungu, 19, was fatally assaulted.
“After an intensive investigation by Pinetown detectives, the suspects were arrested in the early hours of Monday, August 22. The arrested suspects have all been charged for murder, kidnapping and assault with intention to cause grievous bodily harm,” the statement read.