Three nabbed for murder after beating man to death

Three men were arrested for fatally assaulting a man. Photo: dhivehisitee.com.

Three suspects have been apprehended for the murder of a 23-year-old man in Krugersdorp’s Human Street.

Police officers arrested the suspects following their normal patrols, shortly before midnight on Saturday, 26 August when they came across three males assaulting a man.

They called an ambulance to attend to the injured man. The 23-year-old was declared dead on the scene soon after the call to the ambulance were made.

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He had stab wounds on his upper body and had bled profusely, which led to his death. The three suspects, aged between 34 and 49, were detained at Krugersdorp Police Station’s cells following the incident. They will appear in court soon, facing charges of murder.

Krugersdorp Station Commander Brigadier Patrick Baloyi applauded the two officers, Sergeants Lekone and Maseloane for their swift response and ensuring that the suspects were arrested.

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