Taxi shooting suspects in court

MANDENI SAPS arrested four suspects between the ages 27 to 41 in connection with the shooting of a taxi owner at the Sundumbili Taxi Rank on Thursday, July 31.

According to reports it is alleged that, on the afternoon of July 31 at 2.20 pm, a local taxi owner was at the taxi rank when he was shot and injured.

He sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to hospital for medical attention.

The motive of the attack is unknown at this stage.

A case of attempted murder was opened at Mandeni police station for investigation.

The police’s thorough investigation led to the arrest of the suspects and the seizure of firearms, three rifles and a pistol.

The firearms will be subjected to ballistics testing to determine whether they were used in the shooting or any other crime.

The suspects appeared in the Nyoni Magistrate’s Court on Monday for their bail hearing and were remanded in custody their until next court appearance.