Pinetown man shot dead following altercation

Pinetown man shot dead following altercation

A Pinetown man is due to line up in court today in connection with the murder of a 24-year-old man near Westmead. 

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Steve Bhengu

The suspect was arrested by police on Monday, the same day he allegedly attacked the victim at Motala Farm.

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SAPS spokesperson Thulani Zwane says the 32-year-old had apparently argued with the victim.  

Zwane says despite the altercation seemingly being resolved, gunshots were heard and the suspect was spotted fleeing the scene.

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Zwane says a case of murder is being investigated by Pinetown Saps.
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