Crime & Accidents News
31 March 2017

Hartebeesfontein – The Police in Hartebeesfontein arrested six suspects, aged between 19 and 27, on Monday, 20 March 2017 on charges of murder and attempted murder.  

The arrest came after two gangs in the Tigane Township, near Hartebeesfontein, clashed violently on Sunday, 19 March 2017 at about 21h30. According to Lieutenant Colonel Pelonomi Makau, police spokesperson, one person died on scene and another was transported to hospital.

The clash started as a brawl in a local tavern. The Police were called to the scene, and managed to calm both the gangs; but soon after the brawl continued. This led to the stabbing of a 21-year old man.

The Police are still searching for two suspects and the investigation continues.

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