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Police arrest three murder and robbery suspects

DURBAN, July 24  – A suspect believed to be part of a gang terrorising a community in the Deda area in Kwazulu-Natal, appeared in the Maphumulo Magistrate’s Court on Monday, police said in a statement.

Three men, aged between 22 and 24, were arrested on Friday.

Police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbhele said they allegedly robbed a house in Nsuze in the Sogidi area where they shot dead a nineteen-year-old matric learner.

Nqubeko Ngubane was shot in the head and later died in hospital. He had been doing grade 12 at Qalakabusha Secondary School.

The other two suspects are being detained for further investigations, but are expected to appear in court soon.

– African News Agency (ANA)

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