Police Minister, General Bheki Cele will on Thursday 24 June 2021, receive a briefing from the Provincial SAPS management of the Western Cape, following the killing of eight people in Gugulethu.
Five people were shot dead by unknown suspects who later fled the scene in a vehicle, three more people who were shot and rushed to hospital succumbed to their injuries.
The shooting incident also resulted in the injury of one other person.
Reports indicate the victims were attending a traditional ceremony in the NY 79 area of Gugulethu.
A 72-hour activation plan has been launched to find the perpetrators.
Following the briefing, Minister Cele and the Acting Western Cape Provincial Commissioner, Major General Thembisile Patekile will also visit the scene of the brutal attack.
#PoliceMinistry #MediaAlert: Police Minister, General Bheki Cele will today, receive a briefing from the Provincial #SAPS management of the Western Cape, following the killing of 8 people in Gugulethu. MEhttps://t.co/2QTTQbHJwc pic.twitter.com/RnhedUeAHs
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