Two hitmen who have been allegedly in reference to the homicide of a KwaZulu-Natal taxi boss have now been apprehended.
The lads of age 25 and 40 have been declared wanting following an alleged hit on Eric Mdabe, who’s the pinnacle of the Inteke Taxi Affiliation in Mariannhill. Mdabe was gunned down again in April.
Their arrest was doable after a mutual effort of Umlazi K9 unit and the provincial taxi activity staff unit on Tuesday. They have been in a position to arrest the 2 males at a buying centre in Umlazi and an off-the-cuff settlement respectively.
“The suspects are additionally linked to the homicide of Mandla Gcwensa and Sthembiso Mnyandu, who have been murdered on January 17 2020 at Engonyameni Reserve alongside Mangosuthu Freeway,” stated police spokesperson Capt Nqobile Gwala.
“It’s alleged that the 2 victims have been seated of their automobile after they have been attacked by unknown individuals who opened hearth, fatally wounding them.”
“They sustained a number of gunshot wounds on the physique and head. Expenses of homicide have been opened on the Bhekithemba police station for investigation,” stated Gwala.
Nonetheless, one of many caught suspects was in connection to a enterprise theft in Isipingo, he stated.