Wednesday, 08 September 2021

Harrismith: The tuckshop owner has been shot and killed allegedly by unknown suspect at a Dumping Site section of Intabazwe; near Harrismith, on Tuesday night.

It is alleged that on the 07 September 2021, police were busy patrolling when they received a complaint about someone who has been shot and killed at Dumping site, at Intabazwe.

On arrival at Malandela spaza shop, they were showed the body of a 25 year old male, lying behind the counter inside the spaza shop. He was positively identified by his biological sister as her brother.

She was called at her house by children after they heard gunshots while they were inside their shack that is erected next to the spaza shop in the same yard.

It is further alleged that they went to investigate and found their brother lying behind the counter. He was alone in the shop. He sustained fatal wound on the chest and stomach.

The motive behind the shooting is still unknown as it is not clear whether anything was stolen. A case of murder has been opened and is under investigation.

Any person with information that may lead to the arrest and conviction of the suspect to contact Crime Stop 08600 10111 or MySapsApp or Harrismith police on (058) 624-1000/1600.