Nine suspects aged between 16 and 60 appeared in the Schweizer-Reneke Magistrates court on two counts of alleged murder and one count of attempted robbery.
This court appearance emanated from an incident that happened back then (1 November), at about 21:00at a house in Sweizer-Reneke. Ahmed Kathereda (28) allegedly came home and opened the house gate and burglary door.
He was overpowered by 2 suspects. He was shot in the chest. In the meantime, his mother who was inside the house, heard the noise and called on her husband to assist.
Yunus Kathreda (65) opened the door and was allegedly shot at the back of his head and died on the scene. His son, Ahmed, was transported to hospital, but died on arrival at hospital. The suspects fled the scene, no items were allegedly stolen.
After the incident a Provincial Task Team was established and an operation was conducted. None suspects were arrested and a fire arm as well as two vehicles, allegedly used in the commission of the offense, were confiscated.
The suspects name :
Xani Andrew Sotshantsha( 25 years)
Mogomotsi Moruwa (31 Years)
Abiya Jeffrey Phakoane (60 years)
Adam Mohale ( 32 years)
Sello Bamphitile ( 29 years)
Thato Levetti (26 years)
And a 16 year old boy will remain in custody u til their next court appearance on 14 November 2021.
The 16 year old boy was detained in a juvenile facility.
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