A policeman got arrested for the murder of two women, aged 18 and 24, in Durban, South Africa.
The incident is reported to have taken place in Mandela Park, KwaNyuswa, west of Durban, in the early hours of Friday morning, October 14, 2022.
The 18-year-old victim, identified as one Njabulo Enhle Majozi, is said to be the suspect’s girlfriend. According to reports, the cop shot the other woman first and Enhle tried to run away. He allegedly shot her outside then dragged her back into the house to create a fake crime scene.
The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) spokesperson, Lizzy Suping, who confirmed the incident stated that a preliminary investigation is under way and the cop was arrested.
She shared that more details would be shared once all the facts were established. Shawn Herbst from Netcare 91 said paramedics responded to reports of a shooting incident in the Mandela Park area just after 1am.
“Reports indicated that two people had been shot. When medics arrived on scene they were taken to a house where they found two adult females that had both been shot in the head. Sadly, none of them showed any signs of life and both were declared dead on scene by paramedics,” he said.
Provincial police spokesperson, Constable Thenjiswa Ngcobo said a case of murder was reported at Hillcrest SAPS.
“The suspect was detained by IPID,” she said.
It was furthered gathered that the police officer was in a relationship with both women.