Dec 5, 2022

Mawazo Writing Africa

Writing about the main

Video footage of alleged Soweto tavern shooters in hands of police, car ‘may have been traced to KZN’

Gauteng Municipality Security Officer Faith Mazibuko says police have received video footage of the five gunmen believed to be responsible for the Soweto Tavern shooting.

Minister of Police Bheki Cele has revealed a car involved in the incident may have been traced to KwaZulu-Natal. He said the investigation was sensitive and he could not divulge too much information at this time.

This comes after Mazibuko revealed that the death toll in the mass shooting at Mdlalose’s tavern in the informal settlement of Nomzamo had risen to 16. Mazibuko visited the area on Tuesday for a prayer meeting with the families of the victims.

She said eNCA : “Here in Nomzamo they were able to take some shots.

“Not everyone goes to sleep. Even if you try to do something, there might be an eye on you somewhere. The footage will help police locate the gunmen.”

TimesLIVE reported that Mazibuko said:“Police are working flat out to make sure she catches the perpetrators Book. The team has gathered a lot of information that will help them make arrests.”

She added that the provincial government is standing by the victims’ families.< // p>

“The bodies of most of the deceased could be taken to KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape. We will work with long-distance taxi associations because they need transportation. Avbob came on board to help with funerals.”

LISTEN | According to Cele, 137 spent cartridges were found after the Soweto Tavern massacre.

On Wednesday, Cele told 702 host Clement Manyathela: “I will be very jealous to provide additional information at the moment give, but it appears that we have made some progress on this matter. I just hope I’m thinking wrong at the moment.”

Regarding many innkeepers from KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape, he said: “Someone is talking about it, they came from this KwaZulu-Natal province. You may remember or know that there are many connections between the crime problem in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal.”

For example, people were killed at the Jabulani hostel.

< p>When he When asked if he would suggest that people from KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape might have been brought in to carry out the killings, he said no.

“I’m not saying that. I’m saying we saw a lot of connections to the Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal crimes. So what I’ve been told in the present is that it appears the car was tracked in that province that was seen there.”

That was the only information he had at the moment could share.

“I’ll be very careful to say that I’m starting to link, but history tells us,” he said.

When he looked at the video footage from the When asked about the Soweto Tavern, Cele said it was sensitive: “They [police] told me they took two steps forward and they are really urging us to stop that now.”

Support independent journalism by subscribing to Sunday time. Only 20 R for the first month.