TWO SUSPECTS BROUGHT TO JUSTICE
By: Khetho Dlamini
Two suspects have been arrested by the Durban Central Police in connection with the death of Montreal King.
King was allegedly stabbed to death by a gang from Wentworth and Newlands East area on Sunday evening at the Durban Day Festival at the People’s Park.
These groups were allegedly insulting each other when one of the men stabbed the victim in the chest. Immediately after stabbing the victim, the kicked him and ran away.
Paramedics arrived but were unable to resuscitate the victim and the victim died at the scene.
A friend of the deceased was also stabbed fatally on the hand when he was making his way to the park when he was attacked by the suspects who immediately fled. He is recovering in hospital.
The management of the Durban Central police expressed their passion in making efforts that ensure that the people live in safe communities.
Brigadier Vincent Stokes, Durban Central Cluster Commander said, “These arrests are an example of how the police are dedicated into fighting crime. We do not rest knowing that we are living with law offenders.”
It is required by law that suspects are formally charged before the process of criminal justice can be furthered.
“The two suspects will be charged for murder and attempted murder. They will appear in the Durban Magistrates Court soon,” said the South African Police Service spokesperson Major Thulani Zwane.
The people of Durban expressed how happy they were with the service of the police in this particular crime.
Samantha Raymond said, “We are very happy with the way the police handled this case because they responded very quickly to the murder of the young Montreal King.”