Double murder in Khayelitsha
28 August 2007
Two men were fatally wounded Tuesday morning, during a shooting incident that occurred at a house in Moses Kotyana Street in Makhaya, Khayelitsha.
“It is alleged that three unknown armed men, posed as police officials, wearing blue uniforms, they then kicked the front door open, entered the house and shot the two deceased in their separate bedrooms,” says Police spokesperson, Superintendent Billy Jones.
Jones says both men sustained bullet wounds to their chests and heads and died on the scene. A woman was also inside the house at the time of the incident, she was not physically harmed.
“The two suspects took two cellular phones before they fled the scene in an unknown vehicle and are still at large.
The motive for the incident cannot be confirmed, but we are investigating all possibilities,” says Joes.
According to information obtained by the police, the two deceased are from the Southern Cape and arrived in Cape Town late Monday night on a business related visit. One of the deceased is alleged to be a taxi driver.