Police arrest sixth suspect in Ngcobo massacre

Eastern Cape police made another arrest on Wednesday morning in connection with the police massacre at the Ngcobo police station a week ago.

EASTERN CAPE, 2016/02/18, BUST: Seven sons of the Angels Ministries in Ngcobo, Easten Cape of the late church founder, Siphiwo Mancoba, who call themselves “Angels” and run the church, his sons are Phutumile, Banele, Philile, Thandazile, Xolisa, Ephraim, Benjamin – stand with their mother, Noluvo Mancoba. Social workers remove underage children from their parents at the controversial Angels Ministries in Ngcobo, Easten Cape infront of the congregation. Allegations are rife that the children are prohibited from attending school and the adults are not allowed to work. Picture: Adrian de Kock

Captain Anelisa Feni‚ Hawks Eastern Cape spokeswoman‚ said that the man was arrested for the illegal possession of a firearm that forms part of the weapons stolen during the attack.

“This makes him our sixth suspect in custody. He is expected to appear in the local magistrate’s court tomorrow‚” said Feni.

Last Wednesday‚ six policemen and an off-duty soldier were killed when gunmen struck at the Ngcobo police station. The suspects stole 10 firearms.

By: Kgaugelo Masweneng -TimesLIVE

Source: TMG Digital.


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