Double murder rocks small town in northern KZN

15 March 2019 - 06:00 By Orrin Singh
Two counts of murder and a case of house robbery have been registered after an a man and woman were gunned down in a home in Babanago in northern KZN on Wednesday 13 2019. File photo.
Two counts of murder and a case of house robbery have been registered after an a man and woman were gunned down in a home in Babanago in northern KZN on Wednesday 13 2019. File photo.
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Police in the small town of Babanago in northern KwaZulu-Natal are investigating a case of double murder and house robbery. 

According to police spokesperson Capt Nqobile Gwala, a 39-year-old man and 30-year-old woman sustained multiple gunshot wounds to their heads and bodies in what was suspected to be a botched house robbery. 

"Ntokozo Sithole and Nhlanhla Sangweni were gunned down at a home in Babanago at about 6.15pm on Wednesday," said Gwala.

No arrests have been made. 

"Two cases of murder and a case of house robbery have been opened at the Babanago police station after a vehicle was also stolen from the premises," she said.


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