Police try to identify slain suspect in Monwabisi Beach shootout

The police are trying to identify an accomplice who was killed in a shootout with police at Monwabisi Beach along with a suspect sought for the murder of two Law Enforcement official. The shootout began when police officers where in pursuit of perpetrators who were involve in serious and violent crimes. Andre Traut who is the police spokesperson said “the suspect was also sought for the murder of law enforcement officers Simthembile Nyangiwe and Jan Niewehuis, who were killed in Sweet Home Farm earlier this month”.

The police haven’t clearly identified the accomplice who was killed during the shootout, however they have received a tipoff from the public about one of the suspects who was involve in the Monwabisi shootout. Reports from the police came and the suspect was not named but they claim he is a 29-year-old man from Samora Machel. Police reports says the man who was killed during the shootout was a wanted rapist and murderer.

Andre Traut went on to say during a shoot-out between members of our Special Task Force and the suspect, he and his unknown accomplice were both fatally wounded and that police staff are trained to understand what constitutes legitimate use of force in self-defence.

By Chuma Matiwane


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