31 July 2019 - NW30
Waters, Mr M to ask the Minister of Police
With regard to case number 973/07/2011 reported at the Wierdaburg Police Station, (a) what progress has been made in investigating the murder, (b) who is the current investigating officer and (c) what number of arrests have been made?
(a) The case docket was investigated and submitted to the Inquest Court for a decision. The Inquest Court found that there was no prima facie case against any person and a J56 was issued, in terms of the Inquests Act, 1959 (Act No. 58 of 1959). An offence of culpable homicide was registered and not murder.
(b) In the interest of cases being investigated without fear or favour, the particulars of the investigating officer cannot be divulged.
(c) No arrest was made, however, a warning statement was obtained from the other driver that was involved in the accident. A J56 was issued by the Inquest Court, on 15 January 2013. The docket was filed, on 17 April 2013.
Reply to question 30 recommended
GENERAL NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE
KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Reply to question 30 approved
GENERAL BH CELE (MP)
MINISTER OF POLICE