A 41-year-old taxi owner was arrested for the murder and attempted murder of two people at Bolobedu (Madumeleng Village) outside Tzaneen yesterday , on the 21 of February 2021. It is alleged that this incident happened on Saturday night of 20 February 2021 at around 22:00.
It is confirmed that the two victims aged between 21 and 27 were walking from a local liquor store to home when the suspect driving in a Toyota Quantum Minibus fired shots at them and killed Tinyilko Joas Hongwane (27) and left others with injuries.
The manhunt operation was activated by the Detectives and the suspect was arrested yesterday morning.
The suspect will appear before the Bolobedu Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, 23 February 2021.