Hostel murderers arrested

DURBAN –Two suspects aged 20 and 26 appeared before the Ntuzuma Magistrates Court yesterday for a double murder.

It is alleged that on 22 January 2022 at 19:30, KwaMashu police were conducting crime prevention duties when they received a report of a shooting at Phumla Road. On arrival at the scene police found the bodies of Bhekumndeni Makhathini (43) and Bongumenzi Dludla (44) with multiple gunshot wounds.

Charges of murder were opened at KwaMashu police station. Following an investigation the suspects were traced and arrested on Thursday 24 March 2022.

Source: South African Police Service