EASTERN CAPE- The Provincial Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) is appealing to the Gqeberha community to come forward with any information that could lead to the apprehension of the alleged murder suspects of Detective Sergeant Luyanda Hopewell Hambile (44).
It is alleged that on 7 February 2020, Sergeant Hambile who was stationed at the Walmer SAPS in Gqeberha was off-duty in his residential premises on Magwalana Street in Motherwell when he was accosted by two unknown gunmen. They fired shots at him and fled the scene. The victim was rushed to hospital with gunshot wounds to the upper body and leg. He succumbed to his injuries on arrival.
Anyone with the information may contact the Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime Investigation commander, Colonel Petrus on 082 065 0824 or the investigating officer, Warrant Officer Botha on 082 697 5943 or the Crime Stop number on 08600 10 111. Any information brought forward will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.