3 suspects were all taken into custody during simultaneous raids and charged with the crimes. The suspects have since 21 April 2016 in custody for the murder of 54 year old man. The incident happened in Kgalamtwana informal settlement near Lonmin mine. In around April 2016, the Police were called to an informal settlement called Kgalamtwana where they found the body of an African male age 54, dead of a single gunshot wound to the head. The home had been robbed.
After the investigation that followed, detectives were able to coordinate with officers from the nearby police station, to secure search warrants and execute the simultaneous raids, which netted the three suspects. The three men have been charged with murder and denied bail by the Brits Magistrates Court, they remain in custody for the next court hearing which will be in November 24.