SAPS seeks assistance with double murder investigation


A complaint of a double murder at a house in Turflaagte Township on Monday 16 January, at about 08:00, was received by the Kopanong police in the Mangaung Metro.

According to police spokesperson, Thabo Covane, the patrol vehicle was dispatched to attend. On arrival, the police discovered the lifeless bodies of two men in different bedrooms of the four-room house. “Both bodies had multiple stab wounds. The victims were identified as 20-year-old Moeketsi van Breda and the 25-year-old Gosiame Makhanya,” said Covane.

He added that if any members of the public might have information that can help the police solve the two murder cases or assist with the arrest of the suspects, they should contact Captain Motlhanke at 082-466-7410 or 082-301-6382.

Alternatively, the information can be submitted on the MySAPS App or by calling the SAPS Crime Stop number 08600 10111.

Compiled by Justine Fortuin