FOUR MEN ARRESTED FOR THE PIETERMARITZBURG TAVERN MASSACRE.1 min read
The Pietermaritzburg Magistrates’ Court welcomed the arrest of Four men aged between 19 and 36 on Tuesday,20 July 2022 for the shooting that occurred in Samkelisiwe Tavern in Durban on Saturday,9 July 2022.
Lieutenant Colonel Nqobile Gwala says the team, comprising of detectives from Provincial Organised Crime Task Team, Crime Intelligence and the National Intervention Stabilisation Team, joined by Magma private security company worked around the clock on this case. The team has since, between Monday, 18 July 2002 and yesterday the 19th, arrested four suspects at Nhlazatshe in Pietermaritzburg. Two of the suspects were found in unlawful possession of a firearm with a total of 17 rounds of ammunition.
The Provincial Commissioner of KwaZulu-Natal, Lieutenant General Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi, has commended the investigation team for the breakthrough made in the deadly shooting in the Samkelisiwe Tavern which left four people dead and eight others wounded.