Cape Town – Police in Mpumalanga have reportedly launched an investigation after a business, his wife, and two daughters were shot and killed at Rebone, in Casteel, near Bushbuckridge on Tuesday night.
“Around 19:30, neighbours heard sounds of gunshots coming from the house of the said business owner, thereafter two men were seen jumping over a wall towards the direction of R40 Road then disappearing into the darkness.
“Upon arrival police found that the man aged 58, his wife aged 50, and their two daughters, aged 11 and 8 were shot and unfortunately certified dead by paramedics,” Jacaranda FM quoted police as saying.
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The motive behind the killing remained unknown, Times Live reported.
A report by IOL said that police had identified the victims as Johnson Fakude, the owner of Faduk Cash Loans in Bushbuckridge and Acornhoek; his wife Gift Matsane; and their two daughters Princess and Priscilla.
Police urged anyone with information about the whereabouts of the suspects to contact the branch commander, Detective Colonel Dumisani Mbokane, at 082 556 5630 or call the Crime Stop number, 08600 10111.”
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