BOTH BODIES WERE FOUND ON SUNDAY
“Police divers from Durban and Port Shepstone Search and Rescue, K9 SAR and Metro Police SAR were called out to Magabeni for a drowning following a cleansing ritual in the Mgababa river near the Hlanzeni.”
It said the body of a 22-year-old male was recovered from the river.
Meanwhile also on Sunday members from DBN SAPS #SearchAndRescue, K9 SAR & Metro SAR were called out to the Hillcrest area.
Police recovered the body of a 69-year-old man down a steep embankment in the bushes alongside Mepho Road near the Waters edge of Inanda Dam.
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An inquest docket has opened and will be investigated.
Police in the Inanda area in KwaZulu-Natal had their hands full this weekend.
On Saturday, three women were shot and killed, while five others were injured in a drive-by shooting in Inanda.
OCCUPANTS OF A BAKKIE DROVE PAST AND OPENED FIRE
Police spokesperson Brigadier Jay Naicker said on Saturday, 11 September 2021 at 16:00, a group of people was standing at the front gate of Buhlebethu Primary School at Newtown C in Inanda.
“It is alleged that at this stage a black Opel Corsa bakkie with five occupants drove by the school. According to witnesses, the occupants of the vehicle opened fire at the group with handguns before fleeing from the scene.”
He said three women, aged between 34 and 60, was killed in the shooting and the stampede that ensued.
“Four women and a man, who are aged between 41 and 70 years old, were injured during the shootout and received medical attention.”
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