Thursday, 28 October 2021

Bethlehem: A 39 year-old suspect was arrested on Tuesday; 26 October 2021, by the Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime Investigation team, together with Crime Intelligence (CI), both based in Bethlehem and General Detectives based in Reitz and Turkey.

Her arrest originates from an incident which took place on Wednesday; 14 April 2021 where the deceased Chief of Emergency Medical Services (EMS); Nicholas Khoele, was found lying on the side of the road in the R76 Lindley Road in Bohlokong; Bethlehem. He was found with several gunshot wounds on the head.

It was discovered after the arrest of Makhosazana Falicity Mfuphi and Sinethemba Klaas, who were charged with a murder of Constable Itumeleng Tladi, are linked to the murder of EMS Chief.

Investigation conducted by the Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime Investigation and Crime Intelligence after interviewing the accused, culminated in the arrest of the suspect. She confessed to the police that she paid the accused an amount of R30 000.00 to kill the Chief of EMS.

She is expected to appear before the Bethlehem Magistrates’ Court today, Thursday; 28 October 2021.