4 folks held a household hostage in Barberton, Mpumalanga, on Monday morning, tying them up with objects of clothes and robbing them of their belongings. Two folks have been killed.
Mpumalanga police have launched a manhunt for 4 suspects concerned within the grotesque homicide and theft of the couple within the early hours of the morning.
“These ruthless assailants entered the yard belonging to a sure household, the place they held the proprietor hostage and tied him up with some clothes objects,” stated provincial police spokesperson Col Donald Mdhluli.
“They then broke into the again room the place the couple was dwelling as tenants, robbed them of their belongings, stole the keys of the couple’s liquor outlet, and shot them lifeless earlier than fleeing the scene. It’s stated the suspects proceeded to the stated liquor enterprise, the place they have been apparently on the lookout for money.
“Police and paramedics have been notified about this horrifying incident. Upon arrival, the 2, who’re believed to be of their mid-30s, have been licensed lifeless.
“The police opened a case with two counts of homicide, home theft and housebreaking of a enterprise. Police took in two males for questioning and the general public is urged to permit house for the members to conduct their investigation.”
The police are asking anybody with data to name detective Lt-Col Senzo Dawe on 071-685-1364, or the Crime Cease quantity on 08600-10111, or ship data by way of the MySAPS app which might be downloaded to any smartphone. All data shall be handled as confidential and callers could choose to stay nameless.