IPID effected arrest on a murder of Metro Police Officer Zikalala of JMPD.

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) has arrested of the South African Police Services based in Parkview Vispol for the murder of MPO Zikalala of the Johannesburg Metro Police Department.

This morning the 31st of October 2023, a Team of IPID Investigators arrested Constable Bongimpilo Nzuzu Bengu (28) for the above Murder that happened outside a club in Braamfontein in the early hours of the 26th of June 2023 where MPO Zikalala was shot and killed in front of his Wife. The incident is alleged to have happened after an altercation between the Deceased and Constable Bengu.

The Suspect, Constable Bengu was arrested this morning and appeared in the Johannesburg Magistrates court facing charges of Murder where he was given a R5000 bail with conditions.

The proceedings are remanded to the 25th of January 2024 for further investigations.

Mr Robbie Raburabu
Acting National Spokesperson
082 926 1067 and 012 399 0056
E-mail: rraburabu@ipid.gov.za