Police say one suspect is still at large but the investigation is ongoing.
Police say the suspect allegedly shot one of the victims who had approached him as he fled the scene where he injured two other victims after firing his gun.
Simon Makhotha, 77, was assaulted and stabbed, before the attackers tried to drown him in the farmhouse septic tank.
Pillay was gunned down at his home in Taurus Street, Shallcross, on Monday, January 4.
The suspect was arrested by police, and his shop was ransacked.
Police officers responded to a shooting incident at the Faraday Taxi Rank in the Joburg CBD where a male was shot by a motorist after he tried to rob him of his cellphone using a toy gun. Medics declared the suspect dead on the scene.

Crime KZN political murderer gets life behind bars

Chamane was nabbed from his hiding place in Orange Farm in Gauteng following a lengthy investigation by the provincial task team.

Crime Spaza shopkeeper shot and killed during robbery

Police say one of the suspects was found dead next to the R26 road with gunshot wounds on his back and that it is not yet known who shot and killed him.

Crime Western Cape health dept condemns armed robbery at community health centre

Police say a victim and his wife were robbed of three cellular phones and cash by three suspects who are yet to be arrested,

Covid-19 Lockdown and booze: Joburg restaurant managers arrested for serving alcohol to patrons

Two of the managers were arrested and charged with being in contravention of the Disaster Management Act. Liquor to the value of R600 000 was confiscated.

Crime Police launch search for unknown suspects after 7-year-old boy shot dead in Soweto

According to reports, an unconfirmed number of unknown suspects fired shots from the outside, while the deceased minor and three adults were asleep in a shack in Phiri, Soweto.

Crime Gang members arrested after gang rape, murder of Port Elizabeth teen

The first five suspects had gang affiliations and were aged between 18 and 33.

Crime Alleged hijacker shot dead in Pretoria

The shooting took place on the R101 near Monument Park on Thursday evening.

Crime Upington ‘mashonisa’ arrested over possession of Sassa cards

‘The suspect is believed to be a loan shark who took Sassa cards from their owners,’ said the Hawks.

Crime Cops hunt for man who allegedly killed woman, toddler at lodge in Limpopo

It is alleged that on 12 January, at about 19:00, a man and woman with a two-year-old child were dropped off at the gate of the lodge by a grey unknown motor vehicle.

Crime Two suspect nabbed for stealing diesel worth R142K at Mpumalanga mine

The suspects are expected to appear at the Ogies Magistrates Court on Friday.

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Questions have arisen as to how much liquor has been confiscated since a mass disposal took place in October last year and security experts, it is not outside the realm of possibility of confiscated booze being sold on the black market by cops themselves.

Crime Bicycles worth R850K stolen recovered after robbery at Cape Town cycling shop

The robbers threw a concrete slab through a window to smash it and made off with the bicycles.

Crime WATCH: Cops were delivering booze to residents, investigations reveal

The incident took place at a shopping mall in Centurion policed, by the Lyttelton SAPS, where an unconfirmed amount of alcohol was off-loaded from a police van.

Crime KZN mother arrested for allegedly taking R100 hush money from daughter’s rapist

Police say the grade nine pupil was allegedly raped by a known suspect.




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