Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Two security guards killed in Samora Machel; Mob justice in Woodlands

Two security officials were shot and killed near Samora Machel, on Monday afternoon

The police’s Malcolm Pojie says that the two security guards who were in their late twenties, early thirties, were accosted by three unknown suspects while they were seated in the vehicle along Jakes Gerwel Drive.

‘’A confrontation occurred upon which the suspects allegedly took out firearms and shot both security officials who sustained fatal wounds to the head. Both were declared dead on the scene by medical personnel who attended to the scene,’’ said Lieutenant Colonel Malcolm Pojie.

Samora Machel SAPS opened a double murder docket for further investigation. Anyone with information to contact Crime Stop at 08600 10111.

Meanwhile, Lentegeur police are investigating a case of murder, after a man was fatally injured during an alleged mob attack in Woodlands, Mitchell’s Plain, on Saturday.

‘’Lentegeur police are investigating the circumstances surrounding an incident in Perseus Street… Police members attended the crime scene where they found the victim with multiple injuries to his body. The victim was declared deceased on the scene by medical personnel,’’ said Sergeant Wesley Twigg.

Police did not confirm the motive for the attack, but it is believed to be gang-related, as the man is alleged to be behind a gang-related shooting in the area. A video has since been circulating on social media.

Done by: Mitchum George

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