Saturday, 08 June 2019
Hoopstad: The Cluster Commander of Welkom Major General Molale, honoured Captain Lettie van Eeden, for arresting four murder suspects.
On the 01 May 2019, the deceased Mr Molefi Moses Kubu (36), allegedly stabbed a 29 year old person on his face while they were at Saverite in Hoopstad CBD. The incident was reported to the police and a case was registered.
But this 29 year old man reported the incident to the members of the community. The house of Mr Kubu was approached, forced him out of his house, assaulted him until he died due to injuries he sustained.
Hoopstad SAPS members were called to the scene and residents threatened to burn the Police vehicle and members sought back-up from the Station Commander and her team.
On arrival at the scene, four suspects aged from 32 to 37 years old were identified and arrested by the Station Commander of Hoopstad, Captain Lettie van Eeden at the scene of crime. The suspects were charged with murder and have already appeared in court on the 03 May 2019 in Hoopstad Magistrate Court.
Cluster Commander Welkom Major General Lerato Molale applauded the Station Commander of Hoopstad for been exemplary in showing her junior members how is it done. Members of this caliber are appreciated by the South African Police Service.