Murder suspects arrested in Observatory
By Mishkah Anthony
29 August 2008
Yesterday Woodstock Police arrested 2 male suspects at their Rondebosch - East apartment, following a shooting incident that took place last week.
The incident occurred on Tuesday at about 1pm in Penzance Street, Observatory. It is alleged that two men entered the house and fired several shots at two victims. Both were taken to hospital where 28 year old Washeen Dollie passed away.
Woodstock police spokesperson Hilton Malila says, “Police also recovered a pistol of which the serial number had been filed off, we later discovered the revolver was reported stolen in Wellington during February 2007. Two packets of Tik with an estimated street value of about R10 000-00 were confiscated and an amount of cash was also seized.”
Police say, the two suspects, aged 26 and 29 years respectively, are expected to appear in the Cape Town Magistrate's court on Monday on charges of Murder, Attempted Murder, two counts of possession of unlicenced firearms and ammunition and possession of drugs.