SUSPECTS ARRESTED FOR MURDER
A 39-year-old man was arrested at the scene of a murder, which took place on Saturday, 20 April 2019 in the afternoon in Site 5 informal settlement in Table View. Two friends were arguing over money and the one stabbed the other with a knife. The victim, 37-year-old Karabo Tsoake succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Police were summoned and arrested the suspect at the scene. He appeared in the Cape Town Magistrates Court on Wednesday, 24 April 2019 and is remanded in custody.
In a separate incident in the same settlement, later that same evening, Table View Police responded to a call from the community. Upon their arrival they found a women in her thirties lying on the ground with a single stab wound to the neck. There was no suspect.
Information was shared with Table View Police, which revealed the identity of the suspect, a 25-year-old woman. On Sunday, 21 April 2019 she was arrested at her home in Site 5 and appeared in the Cape Town Magistrates Court on Wednesday, 24 April 2019. She was remanded in custody.
It was confirmed that during the first murder, the suspect was heavily intoxicated. Major General Jordaan, the Cluster Commander of Milnerton has condemned the murders of two innocent victims and stated that alcohol abuse is a common denominator in majority of assault and murder cases. She stated that the law will run its course to convict the two accused.