Three men have been arrested
in connection with the murder of two African National Congress activists, police
said on Friday.
Police spokesman Captain Musa
Ntombela confirmed on Friday that the three had been arrested in
Pietermaritzburg’s central business district on Thursday.
Ntombela said intensive
investigations had led to the arrests so soon after the shooting on Wednesday
On Wednesday evening ANC ward
12 activists Badedile Tshapa, and Phetheni Ngubane, were shot at as they
returned from a branch election team meeting at Mehlokazulu High School.
Tshapa died on the scene while
Ngubane died in hospital later on Thursday.
Meanwhile, two people were
killed and two others injured on Friday evening after a three-vehicle collision
on the M1 Highway opposite the Southgate Shopping Centre in Mondeor, Gauteng
ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said “Paramedics arrived at the scene and found the north side of the
highway completely blocked by wrecked vehicles and debris”.
He said “On inspection, paramedics discovered two lifeless bodies lying inside
The cause of the collision was
unknown. Police were investigating further.
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