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Two in court after mum and toddler shot dead | The Post

1 month ago South Africa

Two in court after mum and toddler shot dead | The Post...

Two suspects who allegedly shot five members of a family, fatally wounding a mother and her young child lined up in the dock this week.

The suspects, both 26, were charged with two counts of murder and three counts of attempted murder.

They appeared this week in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate's Court and were remanded into police custody.

Police said the shooting incident took place on May 26 at around 9 pm in Maqonqo. The men were arrested by Bishopstowe police officers.

Police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala said the family was attacked by a group of gunmen who fatally shot at a 29-year-old mother and her two-year-old child at their home in Maqonqo.

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"Three family members aged between 29 and 83 sustained gunshot wounds and were taken to hospital for medical attention, " said Captain Nqobile Gwala.

Gwala said investigations were continuing and more arrests were expected. Police did not indicate the motive for the attack.


The suspects, both 26, were charged with two counts of murder and three counts of attempted murder.

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