Rugby player arrested for murder
By Lelethu Mquqo
27 August 2010
The rugby fraternity has expressed shock at the arrest of the Blue Bulls’ Bees Roux in connection with a Metro police member’s murder.
The prop allegedly beat the Tshwane officer to death in Hatfield, Pretoria early this morning.
Netcare 911 paramedics have confirmed that they found the victim severely beaten in Schoeman Street at three this morning.
Roux’s lawyer says he will appear in court today or on Monday.
The Blue Bulls Company has expressed condolences with the victim’s family.
The team are playing the Pumas in a Currie Cup fixture in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, tonight.