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Sept. 6, 2022

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Lesotho nationals wanted for tarven shooting in SA

Lesotho nationals wanted for tarven shooting in SA

Five men linked to the tavern shooting incident in Orlando East

Story highlights

  • Armed men shot dead 16 patrons
  • Suspects also wanted for 7 counts of attempted murder

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THE police in Gauteng are searching for five men including two Lesotho citizens who are suspected to be linked to a tavern shooting incident in Nomzamo, Orlando East.

The incident occurred on July 10, whereby a group of armed men reportedly entered a local tavern and started shooting randomly, killing 16 people in the process.

A warrant of arrest had been issued for the five men including Sarel “Lehlanya” Sello of Lesotho, Tshepiso Elliot Radebe, Thabang Radikatara, Tshidiso Moleko and Keletso Rabasotho also from Lesotho on 16 cases of murder and seven counts of attempted murder.

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Anyone who has information leading to the whereabouts of these suspects is requested to contact Colonel Friccah Masilela on 082 822 7270 and Sergeant Ndlovu on 065 962 4329. Anonymous tip-offs can also be reported on MySaps application or the Crime Stop Line on 08600 10111. All information received will be treated with strictest confidence. - SAPS

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