PINETOWN – A 25-year-old woman hired two men to murder her husband in Waterloo Crescent on Friday, October 14.
After receiving a tip-off of the murder plot, the Hawks followed the suspected hitmen to the house where the husband (54) was going to be killed. Upon arrival, the Hawks swooped in on the suspects who were hiding while they waited for the wife’s call to kill. Captain Bongumusa Manqele of the Pinetown SAPS confirmed that the woman was arrested along with the hitmen. Hawks, Ntuzuma FCS and K9 unit members arrested the woman and two men aged 30 and 32 for conspiracy to murder. “A preliminary investigation revealed that a 25 year-old female hired two men to murder her husband,” said Captain Simphiwe Mholongo.
The suspects were arrested and will appear in Pinetown Magistrate’s Court today.