2020-10-26 15:33:15 - 1 month ago -
Police Minister Bheki Cele says police deliberately withheld the latest developments in the Senzo Meyiwa investigation from his family.
Cele will be speaking to the family later this evening.
Police have announced breakthroughs in the investigation, which include the arrest of five suspects, one of whom has been positively identified as the
The suspects will appear in the Boksburg Magistrate's Court tomorrow.
The Meyiwa family will also brief the media later today.
C ele says they were worried about leaks.
He says, "The family has been updated on other times but not this time, with the exception that this minister will be speaking to the family at about 6pm tonight.
The problem this time, there have been too many leaks.
So we didn't want to further put confusion to the family as if we are briefing them on leaks." Cele has also warned the media against publishing unconfirmed reports.
This follows media reports last week that the weapon in the Senzo Meyiwa murder investigation had been found.
Cele, however, later confirmed that the murder weapon had indeed been
found and the shooter identified.
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