EASTERN CAPE – SAPS Management has expressed shock and dismay at the brutal killing of three (3) elderly women aged between 67 and 81 on Thursday night, May 6, at Zingqolweni Locality, in Lady Frere.
According to the information gathered, neighbours became suspicious and concerned about the quietness in the homesteads where the elderly women lived. They started to investigate what was going on. It was then that they discovered the elderly had been murdered in separate homesteads in the village. Police were alerted to the incidents by members of the community on Friday, May 7 at about 09:15.
Anyone with information that can lead to the arrest of those responsible for the gruesome murders is requested to make contact with the Lady Frere Police Station or call the crime stop number 086 00 10 111. Information received will be treated with strictest confidentiality.