2 Nigerians arrested over the killing of a family of four in SA
The South African Police arrested two Nigerians and Mozambicans nationals for the Modderbult farm murders. It claimed a family of four on Tuesday, February 14, 2017.
The victims Gert Smuts (78), and his wife, Paulina Smuts (70), their son and daughter-in-law, Louis (47) and Belinda Smuts (42) were shot dead on a farm at Balfour in Mpumalanga.
Police discovered two firearms and jewelry abandoned at the murder scene and discovered that the vehicle of the victims, a Toyota Prado was missing.
Two Nigerian nationals and two Mozambicans have been arrested so far. The Nigerian nationals, aged 20 and 30 years appeared before the Balfour Magistrate’s Court yesterday, February 15, 2017. There were charged with possession of suspected stolen property.
The Mozambicans aged 26 and 36 years, will make a court appearance today, February 16, 2017. They will be facing charges of murder, illegal possession of firearm and possession of suspected stolen vehicle.