Olievenhoutbosch police investigating two murders

Olievebhoutbosch police are investigating two recent murders.

Spokesperson Constable Mandla Zwane said two men, believed to be from Lesotho, were killed in two different incidents on Saturday in the area.

“A 27-year-old was found dead inside a shack in the early hours of Saturday.”

The shack owner alleged that her boyfriend and his friends came over for drinks and left around 01:00 while she was in another room.

“A few minutes later, she returned to the main room where she found one of her boyfriend’s friends with a gunshot wound.”

Zwane said the victim had been shot in the upper body.

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“He died on scene and police are investigating a case of murder.

We are still searching for the boyfriend, are very confident we’ll make arrests.”

Another 27-year-old was found murdered in extension 19.

Zwane said the second victim had been stabbed in his left shoulder with a sharp object.

“We are not sure if the two are related. No arrests at this stage”


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