Riaan Scheepers Case Update : 2017-12-01
Alexandria Detectives made a breakthrough today after working around the clock and vigorously pursuing the investigation. A male aged 24 was arrested and is currently in custody. Brigadier Morgan Govender the Cluster Commander of Port Alfred commended the investigation team and said: “The community is commended for their assistance and information supplied. Our investigations are still continuing and any person with additional information to contact the Detective Commander Captain Leon Els.”
Several items of clothing, as well as the victim’s cell phone, was recovered. These exhibits will all be forwarded for further forensic analysis.
The suspect will appear in the Alexandria Magistrates court on Monday.
Brent McNamara, Chairman of Alexandria Agricultural Association commented as follows: The Alexandria Agricultural Association would like to express it’s heartfelt thanks to the SAPS investigation team led by Capt Leon Els for the manner in which they have tackled this investigation. Our thanks also goes out to the community who have provided input to date and who we urge to continue to forward any further information to ensure that a successful conviction of the perpetrators is obtained. – Agri Eastern Cape