Police Minister heads to KwaZulu-Natal following the killing of police officers and Eshowe family massacre Following several crime incidents that took place over the weekend in the Kwa Zulu- Natal province, Minister of Police, General Bheki Cele will on Wednesday 24 February 2021, visit the crime scene of the
Eshowe family massacre.
It is alleged that on Saturday, 20 February 2021, a suspect armed with a pistol killed six family members aged between 8 to 70 years old .
On Thursday, Minister Cele and the Provincial SAPS management will visit the families of slain police officers, Sergeant Makhosaze Mdlangathi and Sergeant Mfikelwa Mtolo who were stationed at the Plessislaer and Richmond Police Stations.
The two officers were over the weekend ambushed and killed by unknown gunmen in Taylors Halt in the Umngungundlovu District.
Minister Cele is expected to receive a full briefing on these murders and visit the crime scene of the family massacre in Mkanini in Eshowe.
He will also visit the families of the slain SAPS officers.
the media are invited to cover the events which will unfold as follows; DAY ONE Date: Wednesday, 24 February 2021 Time: 10am Venue: Eshowe SAPS DAY TWO Date: Thursday, 25 February 2021 Time: 10am Venue: Plessislaer SAPS Enquiries Brigadier Jay Naicker SAPS KwaZulu-Natal Spokesperson 082 556 7865 Lirandzu Themba Police Ministry Spokesperson 082 604 9080 "https://scontent-jnb1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/153357659_4562747877085452_3112722425199878253_n.jpg?_nc_cat=106&ccb=3&_nc_sid=8024bb&_nc_ohc=9n12j_kBm5EAX9fKfXP&_nc_ht=scontent-jnb1-1.xx&oh=885ba7cc064ba10dbefa2231ed334ba4&oe=6059794D"
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