Police urging the public to assist solve Khayelitsha murder
By Mandisi Tyulu
28 May 2009
Police are requesting anyone to come forward with information that could lead to the arrest of the suspects involved in an attack which took place on the 26th of May 2009.
Captain Anneke van der Vyver says the incident occurred during the early hours of Wednesday morning at approximately 06:30, a police patrol vehicle found a man lying on the pavement in Alliam Drive, T Block, with a stab wound to the chest.
On further investigation it became known that the man, 32 year old Mana Mtala, a resident from Khayelitsha, must have been on his way to work when the incident occurred, says Captain van der Vyver.
“The motive for the attack is unknown at this stage as he had all his personal belongings, being his cell phone and his money at time his body was found.”
Anyone with information regarding the incident is requested to contact the Investigating Officer, Cst Fabion Paulse, Detective Service, and Khayelitsha on 079 880 9858.