Update on the officer who killed his wife and male friend in Zeerust

The officer who allegedly killed his wife and her male friend in Zeerust has handed himself to the police, this morning on 15 March 2023.

The Warrant Officer stationed at the Nietverdiend SAPS in Zeerust allegedly killed the pair on 14 March 2023, with his official firearm. The alleged murder weapon will be taken in for ballistics.

The accused officer is expected to appear at the Zeerust Magistrate Court soon. He is facing two murder charges and is detained at the Zeerust holding cells.


Ms. Lizzy Suping

Director Communications and Marketing/Spokesperson

Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID)

Benstra Building, 473B Stanza Bopape Street, Pretoria, 0001

T: (+27) 12 399 0092,www.ipid.gov.za