Police murder suspects arrested

News South Africa

Tebogo Msimanga |

The Hawks in East London together with Queenstown Public order Policing(POP) on Tuesday arrested five suspects aged between 34 and 49 for allegations of police killing.

It is alleged that on 30 August 2021 at about 22:00,Warrant officer Kolile Kulu was asleep at his house when three unknown men appeared at the door and demanded entry from his wife.

Captain Yolisa Mgolodela of  Eastern Cape Hawks’ said the wife reportedly opened the door and the men asked for the where­abouts of the husband. “The men are further alleged to have headed for the room where they met Kulu in his ​ deep sleep and fatally shot him.”

Mgolodela said the matter was immediately taken over by the East London based Hawks for investigation which resulted in the arrest of the five on Tuesday morning .A firearm which is also suspected to be a murder weapon was confiscated during the arrest.

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