Crime & Accidents News
16 August 2019

Rustenburg –  Police would like to urge members of the Boitekong community outside of Rustenburg to assist in solving a double murder. 

According to police spokesperson sergeant Ofentse Mokgadi, on Thursday, 8 August, at about 19:00, a man was allegedly shot and killed by unknown assailants as he walked down a street in Sondela 
informal settlement. 

A two-year-old child who was playing in the area when the incident occurred, was hit by a stray bullet.  The child was rushed to the local clinic but passed away on arrival.  As a result, the police are investigating two counts of murder. 

The police request anyone with information regarding the incident, including the identity of the suspects, to call the investigating officer, warrant officer Walter Dingiso on 
060 527 9875.  

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