Police hunt murder suspects

GQEBERHA - SAPS Motherwell detectives are seeking the communities’ assistance in tracking down and arresting suspects involved in a double murder which took place last night, 23 May 2022 in Motherwell.

It is alleged that at about 18:50, the driver, Siyabulela Olayi (29) and his passenger, Ulundi Mpulu (23) were driving along Tyityaba Street, NU10, Motherwell when another vehicle came from behind and started shooting at their vehicle. They allegedly lost control of their vehicle and collided with a container on the side of the road, after which the suspects continued shooting at them before speeding away.

Both men were seriously wounded in the attack and sadly succumbed to their injuries.

At this stage the motive for the murders and the suspects are unknown.

Police are appealing to anyone who can assist them in their investigation, to contact SAPS Motherwell, Detective Warrant Officer Leslie Killian on 082 410 7492, or Crime Stop at 08600 10111 or their nearest police station. All information is confidential and callers may remain anonymous.

Source: South African Police Service