Three suspects had been arrested on Monday at Jojweni and Tsomo on Tuesday respectively.
Three suspects appeared briefly on the Tsomo Justice of the Peace’s Court docket on Wednesday for the murders of three initiates in Jojweni Village in Tsomo within the Jap Cape on Saturday.
Jap Cape police spokesperson Captain Khaya Tonjeni stated the case was postponed to 14 January for a bail utility.
The initiates, between 19 and 20-years-old, had been discovered with gunshot wounds to their higher our bodies on Saturday at about 08:00 inside a standard initiation hut ( ibhoma ).
On Wednesday, the police introduced the arrest as a significant breakthrough within the investigation by the police process group assembled to research the murders.
Tonjeni stated three suspects – aged 27, 35 and 37 – had been arrested on Monday at Jojweni and Tsomo on Tuesday respectively.
Firearms and cellphones discovered of their possession had been seized.
Jap Cape police commissioner Lieutenant-Normal Liziwe Ntshinga applauded the duty group for “an instruction effectively executed and a job effectively achieved”.
“Now we now have arrested three suspects, let the complete may of the regulation take its course. We’re stuffed with appreciation for the help acquired from the members of the group. Your help was instrumental on this breakthrough,” she stated.
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