2 Ethiopian Shopkeepers Killed in South Africa During Robbery, Suspects Arrested

Source: Times Live.

Three Basotho nationals aged 27‚ 32, and 33, have been arrested by police in Bloemfontein‚ Free State‚ for two counts of murder and business robbery.

They were on the run after they allegedly shot and killed two Ethiopian nationals‚ aged 27 and 31‚ in Modderkuil village near Moruleng in the policing area of Mogwase on Monday‚ December 5, 2016.

“They allegedly took items from their shop then fled the area‚” until the police made a breakthrough and arrested them on Tuesday this week‚ police said.

The North West Provincial Commissioner‚ Lieutenant General Baile Motswenyane‚ expressed her gratitude for cooperation of the police in Bokone Bophirima and their counterparts in the Free State, which led to the apprehension of the suspects.

[Photo: USAID]

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