The Provincial Organised Crime Unit in Gauteng says it has made strides in the fight against killings in the community of Eldorado Park. The South African Police Service (SAPS) in the province says three suspects, including a minor, have been arrested for the murder of two victims aged 19 and 20 years old.
“On 10 September 2022, the victims were allegedly shot and killed while walking on the street at Eldorado Park. The two victims aged 19 and 20-years-old were walking on the street when the suspects shot them before fleeing the scene. The three suspects aged 17, 22 and 31-years-old were arrested on 23 September 2022 and are expected to appear before court soon on charges of murder,” said SAPS spokesperson Colonel Dimakatso Sello in a brief statement.
MAN SHOT AND KILLED IN ELDORADO PARK
In another shocking crime, SAPS Gauteng says a man in Eldorado Park was shot dead by unknown suspects back in April.
“Through a meticulous investigation by Provincial Organised Crime Unit, two suspects were placed on the scene of crime and a warrant of arrest was issued for them. On 22 September 2022, the team traced and arrested one of the suspects. He is expected to appear before court soon. Police investigation continues,” Sello said.
The Provincial Commissioner of Gauteng, Lieutenant General Elias Mawela has welcomed the arrests and applauded the members for their commitment and dedication in ensuring that perpetrators are arrested and brought to book.