In the early hours of this morning at about 02:00 a double murder was reported at Alexandra Road police station. It is alleged that a man and his wife were in their house at Triton Circle, Oribi area when they were stabbed to death by unknown suspects. Both victims in their seventies were stabbed on their neck and a TV set was alleged to be taken. Their house was set alight before the suspects fled the scene. No arrest were made and the police are appealing to anyone who might have information about the whereabouts of the suspects to please contact any local police station or our 247 Crime Stop number at 08600 10111 or SMS Crime Line anonymously at 32211. Two counts of murder, house robbery and arson have been opened at Alexandra Road for further investigation.
The KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Mmamonnye Ngobeni condemned the brutal killing of elderly couple at Oribi area. We will work around the clock to make sure that the perpetrators are brought to book,” she said.
Source : South African Police Service