- Cops are searching for Mali Dube, believed to have been concerned within the killing of eight folks in Zandspruit.
- One other man, Joshua Given Mabodze, who has not been seen within the space is believed to have data that may assist the investigation.
- A ninth man who was attacked continues to be preventing for his life in hospital.
Gauteng police have appealed to the general public to assist them seek for a person believed to have been concerned within the killing of eight folks in Zandspruit in Might.
In line with police spokesperson Captain Kay Makhubele, a person referred to as Mali Dube is suspected to be concerned within the homicide of eight folks and the tried homicide of 1 particular person in Zandspruit, Honeydew.
On the 17 Might, a big mob attacked 9 younger males from their residence, tied their fingers with wires and ropes, assaulted them and took them to a soccer pitch. The lads had been severely assaulted earlier than being doused with paraffin and set alight.
News24 beforehand reported that 4 died on the scene, the opposite 4 later succumbed to their accidents in hospital whereas one continues to be preventing for his life in hospital.
The 9 had been accused of crimes within the space.
Six suspects, Tebogo Mabula, Mziwamangware Witbooi, Njabulo Zwane, Phakisa Tsengiwe, Maxwell Mpofu and Klaas Masemula have been arrested and are anticipated to use for bail within the Roodepoort Justice of the Peace’s court docket.
They face fees of homicide and tried homicide.
Makhubele mentioned that police are additionally searching for Joshua Given Mabodze who may help the police within the investigation of the identical homicide, tried homicide and kidnapping case.
“For the reason that incident occurred the 2 wished folks haven’t been seen in Zandspruit, police are calling for anybody who may need seen these two folks to contact the closest police station or name crime cease quantity 08600 10111 or obtain my SAPS App and provides data with out mentioning your identify,” added Makhubele.