Kabega Park detectives arrest murder suspect

GQEBERHA – SAPS Kabega Park Detectives left no stone unturned by making sure that a 37-year-old alleged murder suspect was behind bars.

It is alleged that on Monday, 01 August 2022 at approximately 11:30, the deceased John Mehlo (47) was involved in an argument at the community centre in Kuyga. After he left the community hall, he was followed by the suspect and assaulted with a plank with nails. Mehlo died on the scene in Luyiso Crescent, Kuyga, Greenbushes. The detectives obtained information which was followed up immediately and arrested the suspect at his residence in Kuyga a few hours after the murder was reported.

The suspect was detained and will appear in the Gqeberha Magistrate Court on Wednesday, 03 August 2022.

Source: South African Police Service