South Africa 27.2.2015 11:52 am

KZN men murdered on wedding eve

Picture: Supplied

Picture: Supplied

Police are investigating a double murder after two men were reportedly shot and killed execution-style at a home in the Dondotha area, Empangeni, KZN on Wednesday night.

The murders came after four balaclava-clad men entered a family’s home in the middle of preparations for a wedding set to take place the following day, Zululand Observer reported.

According to a witness, the men entered a house in the homestead and allegedly demanded to see the head of the household. They then started searching through other buildings on the property.

“Inside one of the other houses, they found a group of men sitting there and demanded that three of them should go outside with them,” the witness said.

One of the men managed to escape, while the suspects allegedly shot the two remaining men. The suspects were said to have also taken cellphones and an undisclosed amount of money before leaving the property.

Police spokesperson Captain Mdlalose said both men died on the scene and added that no arrests have been made.

In January, a couple was murdered in what was believed to be a house robbery in Bryanston, Johannesburg.

Wamukelwe Zuma-Memela and Wendy Campbell-Memela were found dead in their bedroom by a relative who lived in a cottage on the property.

– Caxton News Service

 

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