Police arrest six suspects for the alleged hijacking and murder of Kaizer Chiefs soccer player

The team that was appointed by the Gauteng Provincial Commissioner Lieutenant General Tommy Mthombeni to trace and arrest the suspects who allegedly hijacked and killled the Kaizer Chiefs soccer player has made a breakthrough by arresting six suspects and recovering the victim’s car.

The six suspects were traced and arrested in Slovoville, Soweto, in the early hours of Wednesday, 10 April, while the vehicle that was already stripped was recovered on Monday, 8 April. Police believe that the suspects are part of a syndicate that is responsible for car hijacking in Gauteng and the search for more suspects is continuing.

The team that is led by Gauteng Deputy Provincial Commissioner Crime Detection Major General Mbuso Khumalo consisting of Tracking Team, SAPS Provincial Investigation Unit, SAPS National Crime Intelligence, SAPS Drone Unit, Honeydew Detectives. Honeydew Crime Intelligence, CAP Special Operations and Fidelity Specialized Services has been working around the clock to ensure that the suspects are arrested and brought to book.

The arrested suspects are expected to appear Roodepoort Magistrate’s Court on Friday, 12 April.

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