Tuesday, 16 February 2021

Bloemfontein: Within 24 hours after his warrant of arrest was issued, the team worked around the clock, following all leads, until the early hours of this morning when they followed intelligence driven information which led them to a house in Gauteng province.

On Tuesday; 16 February 2021, the Free State team supported by Soweto Flying squad arrived at a house in Ennerdale, where they found the suspect in hiding. He was taken into police custody and will appear in court soon to face a charge of attempted murder.

Free State Provincial Commissioner Lieutenant General Baile Motswenyane thanked the team for all their hard work.

“Our gratitude goes to our team for all their efforts in making sure that we get the perpetrator behind bars.” said the Provincial Commissioner.

“All information from our communities is appreciated as it also played a vital role, and I would like to thank them for that as well. Any act of gender based violence will never have space in this province.” concluded the Provincial Commissioner.