LIMPOPO – Police in Nebo, outside Sekhukhune, are investigating two counts of murder following an incident that occurred on Sunday, 13 May at a local tavern.
According to police spokesperson, Constable Maphure Manamela, a 53-year-old man was detained in the police holding cells after he handed himself in at the Nebo Client Service Centre.
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The man informed the police officers on duty that he had fatally shot two men when they attempted to hijack his motor vehicle.
Further police investigations are still being conducted to establish the circumstances of the shooting.
“Legal gun owners are reminded to always comply with the provisions of the Firearm Controls Act. Any contravention of this Act may result in the owner being declared unfit to possess a firearm in addition to the criminal charges that will pressed against him/her,” Manamela said.
The names of the deceased will be released once their families have been notified .