Monday, 16 September 2019

Bronville: A crime intelligence led operation by Bronville police resulted in the arrest of five (5) suspects at Hani Park, Bronville. A murder weapon which is suspected to have been used in the commission of the crime, was found and confiscated .

The suspects, aged between 19 to 21, appeared at the Welkom Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, 17 April 2019, on the charges of murder and robbery. Their arrest was effected following the death of a man who was stabbed in Bronville on Sunday, 15 September 2019.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the victim was stabbed earlier by a group of males believed to be members of Alqaeda gang. It is alleged that the gang attacked the deceased and another man, but the other man managed to escape and only his cellphone was stolen.