Tuesday, 14 January 2020
Allanridge: Police members in Allanridge are appealing for information from the public that could lead to the arrest of suspects who fatally shot two men suspected to be illegal miners in Allanridge.
On Monday; 13 January 2020, police were called to the scene of crime in Allanridge no 2 shaft mine rock waste. On arrival, they found bodies of two men believed to be zama-zamas, shot dead in the head.
One of the deceased was identified as a 34 year old male, who is a Lesotho Foreign National but apparently staying in Nyakallong location, Allanridge. Another victim is still not identified but can be 32-years-old.
Twenty three (23) cartridges were found on the scene. Both victims were declared dead on the scene by EMS. No one is arrested yet but investigation continues.
Anyone with information that can lead to the arrest of the suspects is requested to contact Detective Sergeant Tshidiso Tshabalala of Allanridge Detective Services on telephone number (057) 910 8118.