The suspect in the murder case appeared in court

The case against a 38 year old suspect Daniel Wilfred Albert who murdered 2 police officials in Kimberley on the 22nd August 2023 has been postponed until the 5th October 2023 for bail application. The suspect appeared at Kimberley magistrates' court today, the 24th August 2023. The Hawks spokesperson captain Tebogo Thebe says the suspect abandoned bail. Police spokesperson brigadier Mashay Gamieldien says constable Okaetse Mandindi and sergeant Kedimetse Masilo were following up on information about a stolen hired sedan that was allegedly enroute from Bloemfontein. Gamieldien says the 2 officials chased the vehicle and the suspect crashed the bakkie, fled the scene on foot and fatally shoot them. The minister of police Bheki Cele and the national commissioner Luitenant General Fanie Masemola visited the homes of the deceased families yesterday. 

Journalist: Tsosangkgotla Mararang
Email: tsosan@radioriverside.co.za

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