Mayor Moses Maluleke murder suspects to appear in court today


By Staff Reporter

POLOKWANE – The three suspects who were arrested for allegedly killing the Mayor of Collins Chabane Municipality in the Vhembe District are expected to make the first court appearance in Malamulele magistrate court tomorrow on Monday 01 August 2022.

The suspects, aged between 30 and 50, were nabbed during intensive police investigations that commenced immediately after the in incident took place at Shikundu village under Saselamani policing area on Thursday night, 21 July 2022.

Soon after the shootings, in which the mayor and his 18-year-old son were accosted by three suspects who gained access to the premises at about 19:00, the Provincial Commissioner of Police in Limpopo Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe visited the scene and immediately assembled a team of investigators led by a Senior Officer to probe the incident. The team succeeded in apprehending the suspects within a week.

The suspects will face charges of murder and attempted murder. Police investigations are continuing.

Meanwhile, Maluleke’s funeral service will be held at the Saselemani Stadium, in Malamulele, on Tuesday, 2 August.

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