Three men who are
suspected to be behind the killing of Cape Town police Constable Lindekile
Sikade in April this year have been arrested by the Hawks and Tactical Response
Team members on Monday afternoon.
The Hawks and
Tactical Response Team members followed information which led them to different
addresses in Lower Crossroad, Phillip-East were three suspects, aged 28, 34 and
37 were nabbed.
who was stationed at Grassy Park Detective Unit, was inside his official
vehicle en route to work when he was ambushed by the suspects who shot him dead
before fleeing the scene with his service pistol.
The suspects will
appear before the Mitchells Plain Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday, facing
charges of murder.
Meanwhile, Khayelitsha SAPS
members allegedly received a tip off from the community of site B about a
firearm at a Somalian shop in Mew Way.
Police members proceeded to
the shop and upon arrival they found the owner of the shop and requested
permission to search the shop.
Upon searching the shop, they found
an Astra 357 Magnum firearm and ammunition in a black sock.
The 23 year old suspect was
arrested and detained at Khayelitsha police station.
He is due to appear in court
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