Cele to visit KZN following Family massacre

News South Africa

Tebogo Msimanga |

Minister of Police  Bheki Cele will on Wednesday 24 February 2021, visit the crime scene of the Eshowe family massacre in KwaZulu- Natal. It is alleged that on Saturday, 20 February 2021, a suspect armed with a pistol killed six family members aged between 8 and 70.

Police Ministry Spokesperson Lirandzu Themba said on Thursday, Minister Cele and the Provincial SAPS management will visit the families of slain police officers, Sergeant Makhosaze  Mdlangathi and Sergeant Mfikelwa Mtolo who were stationed at the Plessislaer and Richmond Police Stations.

The two officers were over the weekend ambushed and killed by unknown gunmen in Taylors Halt in the Umngungundlovu District. (Pietermaritzburg)

Themba added that Minister Cele is expected to receive a full briefing on these murders .

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