Progress in double murder case

Wet & Orde / Law Enforcement

The Northern Cape Hawks’ Organised Crime Unit have arrested three more suspects implicated to the alleged double murder of Johannes Baaitjie and Shupping Nose on 18 August 2016.

Charles Thompson Mpondomisa (39), Matthews Legodu (49) and Richard Hasana (33) were arrested on 06 September 2016.

Zonisele Magawu (29) and the additional three suspects were charged for the murder of the DA councillor and his business associate.

The trio appeared at Postmasburg magistrate’s court on 07 September 2016, however the case was postponed to 22 September 2016 and referred to the Daniëlskuil magistrate’s court.

Magawu, who was arrested soon after the murder incident, is also expected to appear along the three suspects on 22 September for bail application in the same court.