Three nabbed in Coligny


THREE men aged between 23 and 30 were arrested for murder in the Coligny, near Lichtenburg at the weekend.

  The three allegedly attacked and killed a 33 year-old Zimbabwean man with panga.

North West police spokesperson, Colonel Sabata Mokgwabone said: “The three were arrested on Saturday in Extention 5, Tlhabologang location in Coligny. They allegedly stabbed the victim with a panga in the same area.

  “It is alleged that the victim’s girlfriend and one of the suspect’s sister had an argument. Upon hearing about the argument involving his sister, one of the suspects together with his accomplices went to the victim’s place. They allegedly saw the victim whom they assaulted him. The latter ran away, but the suspects caught and stabbed him with a panga,” Mokgwabone said.

  The victim was declared dead at the scene. 

“After they were alerted about the incident, police traced and arrested the three suspects and investigations into the matter continue,” he said.

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