Four suspects, aged between 30 and 37, appeared in the Ntuzuma Magistrate’s Court after they were arrested for the murder of 33-year-old Simphiwe Nkwanyana in KwaMashu, recently.
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Provincial police spokesman, Lt Col Thulani Zwane said it is alleged that on September 7 at about 1am, the victim was at his place of residence in K Section when a group of individuals attacked him.
“The victim was accused of theft. He was rescued by members of his family, who rushed to a hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries,” he said.
A case of murder was registered at KwaMashu SAPS for further investigation.
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Following an investigation by detectives, the suspects were arrested and charged for murder.
“Police once again warn members of the community not to take the law into their own hands and to allow the justice system to take its course,” added Lt Col Zwane.
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