Byline: Refeloe Letsoisa

14 November 2023

Police in Ermelo are investigating a murder case where 25-year-old, Smangaliso Innocent Nkosi, was shot at a local filling station on Sunday, 12 November 2023.

It is alleged that the victim and his friends were at the filling station to refuel their vehicles.

A man known to them came close range to the victim and fired several shots at the victim, leaving him dead.

The suspect then collected cartridges and left the scene.

Police as well as other stakeholders were summoned to the scene.

Emergency Medical Services certified him dead.

Police are requesting the public, who might have information about the whereabouts of the suspect, to please contact Detective Sergeant Bheki Masina on 082 373 8389 or Crime Stop number 08600 10111; alternatively, community members can send information via MYSAPSAPP.

All information received will be treated with a high level of confidentiality.

The Provincial Commissioner of the SAPS in Mpumalanga, Lieutenant General Semakaleng Daphney Manamela, has condemned the brutal murder.