IPID secures another 10 years direct imprisonment for murder and attempted murder

Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) is once again pleased to announce the work done by IPID investigators in securing conviction on a murder and attempted murder that took place in liquor outlet on the 08 November 2019 @ 18:30 at Kwa-Makhutha area. An off duty Constable Bongumusa Ncwane now aged 41 years old shot and injured a 40 year old male. The same fired shot killed a 26 year old male. IPID conducted its professional investigation and on the 03rd October 2019 the Constable who was based at Bhekithemba police station was sentenced to 10 years direct imprisonment for murder and attempted murder. He was further declared by court to be unfit to possess a firearm. The Constable was sentenced at uMbumbulu Regional court. The Acting Executive Director Mr Victor Ofentse Senna and his KwaZulu-Natal management greatly appreciate the tireless effort and hard work done by our Senior Investigator Ms Amanda Jayandree Pillay and the team that worked on this case.

Issued by the Independent Police Investigative Directorate

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Acting National Spokesperson for IPID
Tel. 012 399 0049/50
Email: sseisa@ipid.gov.za