A missing persons case for Malibongwe Chiya (33) was opened at Durban Central SAPS on the 18th Februrary 2020, A body was later found on Blue Lagoon Beach and confirmed to be that of Chiya.
It has been reported that the body received multiple injuries, the Durban Central SAPS then opened a case for murder.
Chiya attended a party on the 16th Februrary 2020, two days before he was reported missing – while at the party a fight broke out. It’s alleged that during this fight Chiya suffered serious injuries and later his body was thrown into the ocean by the suspects.
The Durban Central Task Team worked hard to connect the dots and follow all the possible leads which lead them to the arrest of a 23-year-old man in Folweni on the 1st March 2020.
Cpt Nqobile Gwala has said “More arrests are imminent as the investigative team is still continuing with investigation. “
The current suspect will attend Durban Magistrates Court tomorrow.
“This arrest also demonstrates that you cannot escape the long arm of the law,” said Ltn General Khombinkosi Jula, KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Commissioner