No arrests made in Phase 6 murder


No arrests have yet been made following the murder of a 36-year-old man at his tuckshop in Phase 6, Mangaung  in Bloemfontein.

According to a statement by SAPS, on Monday at about 16:00, the police attended a complaint where on arrival they discovered that the man was shot inside his shop at Phase 6 by an unknown assailant.

The victim was taken to hospital where he was declared dead on arrival.

The statement further explains that the deceased has a pending case of conspiracy to commit murder against his previous landlord and son, where it is alleged that he hired an assassin to murder the two. His plot was halted after the police became weary of his plans and he was arrested.

He was released on bail and the case postponed for further investigation on 2 July 2020. He also had another pending case of assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

The motive for the attack is currently unknown and anyone with information should please contact Detective Warrant Officer Mokgobo at 082-465-5884 or call Crime Stop at 08600 10111, alternatively send information via MySAPS App.