Port Elizabeth police are urgently searching for assist to seek out Siyabonga Dlanga, 19, who’s linked to a number of severe and violent crimes throughout the Nelson Mandela Bay metro.
The plea for assist was made on Wednesday after a number of failed makes an attempt find Dlanga, who was described as harmful.
The teenager appeared within the Port Elizabeth Justice of the Peace’s court docket in January 2018 on a cost of homicide. He was arrested after he allegedly broke into the house of Gerald Stuurman, 50, in Bethelsdorp.
“When Stuurman tried to face up, he was fatally shot. A case of homicide and aggravated theft is beneath investigation,” stated police spokesperson Col Priscilla Naidu.
After a number of court docket appearances, Dlanga was positively linked to about 10 different instances, together with homicide, hijacking and enterprise theft. The crimes befell in New Brighton, Kwazakele, Algoa Park and Bethelsdorp.
Naidu confirmed that Dlanga was launched from custody however stated police didn’t know why. She stated the explanations for this lay with the Nationwide Prosecuting Authority (NPA).
A warrant for Dlanga’s arrest has been issued. Anybody who could know of his whereabouts is requested to contact the police.
“Police are warning the neighborhood to not method Dlanga as he’s harmful … All data is strictly confidential and callers have the best to stay nameless,” added Naidu.