South Africa 16.3.2015 09:35 am

Two arrested for induna’s murder

Picture: Tracy Lee Stark.

Picture: Tracy Lee Stark.

Two people have been arrested in connection with the murder of an induna in Kranskop, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Monday.

Major Thulani Zwane said the two were arrested on Saturday. An unlicensed 9mm pistol suspected to have been used to kill the induna was recovered.

“The arrested suspects, aged 20 and 33, will appear today [Monday] in the Kranskop Magistrate’s Court facing murder and possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition,” he said.

“The recovered firearm will be sent for ballistic tests to establish if it was used in any other crimes in the country.” He said Induna Bhekithemba Dlezakhe Gcwabaza was shot dead at his home on Wednesday.

“It is alleged that the suspects shot and killed Gcwabaza and fled the scene on foot. The motive for his killing is unknown at this stage.”

 

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