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Khethukuthula Lembethe-Xulu
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13 Apr 2018
9:44 am

Biker club rivalry leads to shooting in Malvern, KZN

Khethukuthula Lembethe-Xulu

A case of attempted murder has been registered and is being investigated.

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An unconfirmed dispute between rival motor bike clubs resulted in a shooting at a pub in Malvern, Queensburgh in KwaZulu-Natal, Malvern SAPS communications officer W/O Radhika Marimuthu told Highway Mail.

“It is alleged the suspect shot the victim and drove off . The victim was later transported to a local hospital where he had undergone treatment. Subsequent to that the suspect handed himself over to the police at Malvern station the next Monday morning,” said W/O Marimuthu.

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“The suspect was arrested and detained and has appeared in court,” added W/O Marimuthu.

According to W/O Marimuthu, the suspect and victim belong to two rival motorbiking clubs.

A case of attempted murder has been registered, and is being investigated.

The station commander, Lt-Col Valarine Reddy, said she commends the detectives for working round the clock to investigate this case.

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