Seven suspects, aged between 17 and 56, were arrested on three separate counts of murder, rape and hijacking in Nyanga police station.
A 56-year-old woman and two teenage boys, aged 19 and 17, were arrested on Thursday on charges of murder after a 28-year-old man was stabbed several times in Boys Town, Crossroads, Nyanga on Saturday morning after an altercation. , was stabbed.
Mihlali Majikela, a spokesperson for the Western Cape police, said in a statement that the 17-year-old suspect appeared in the magistrate’s court in Athlone on Friday morning on a charge of murder.
The other two suspects will appear in this magistrate’s court on Monday on the same charge.
In an unrelated case, three suspects were arrested Friday morning in connection with an incident Wednesday night when police officers followed a Toyota Avanza who was driving recklessly. The vehicle eventually collided with another vehicle in Colorado Road in Browns Farms. Three of the occupants fled, but a fourth was arrested at the scene. It was later determined that the Toyota Avanza was hijacked in Guguletu earlier this month.
The three suspects, aged between 18 and 23, appeared in Athlone Magistrate’s Court on Friday on a charge of hijacking.
In a third incident, a 26-year-old suspect was arrested on a charge of rape.
He is accused of raping his girlfriend in Browns Farms on Wednesday.
The suspect will appear in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court on Friday, Majikela said.