FREE STATE -The Hawks in the Free State province have arrested three suspects for the murder of Constable Ntswaki Agnes Molebatsi (33) who was killed in November 2014.
Hawk’s intensive investigations led them to Brandfort and Grootvlei Correctional Services centres where the suspects, aged 29, 33 and 35 were arrested on Tuesday, 20 June 20017. Two of the suspects are serving a five-year and another 15 years jail sentence for unrelated cases of robbery and possession of unlawful firearm, while the other one is awaiting trial on an unrelated robbery case.
The trio allegedly shot and killed Constable Molebatsi at her residential place at Freedom Square – Mangaung in Bloemfontein during an armed robbery while she was on duty. She was stationed at Bayswater Police Station and her service pistol was allegedly stolen.
The suspects are appearing before Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court today (Wednesday), facing charges of murder and armed robbery.