Murder of businesswomen: 5 appear in court for execution-style killing

Two businesswomen have been murdered.

  • Five individuals are accused of killing two businesswomen execution-style.
  • They are making use of for bail.
  • One suspect has allegedly tried to commit suicide, and was arrested whereas in hospital.

Five folks appeared in the Polokwane Magistrate’s Court on Monday in reference to the execution-style homicide of two businesswomen final month.

The suspects have been arrested on Thursday, 22 October, at completely different addresses in Ekurhuleni, Elseburg, Katlehong, and Germiston in Gauteng.

The 57-year-old husband of one of the victims, Thabo Stanley Leshabane, was among the many accused. 

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He was arrested in hospital the place he was admitted after he allegedly tried to commit suicide.

The different accused are John Zulu, 30, Ndondo Buthelezi, 25, Bhekimeze Phiyose, 34, and Thembelani Dlamini, 30.

Provincial police spokesperson Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe stated on Monday that the accused could be again in court on 10 November for a proper bail software.


They stay in custody whereas the police investigation continues, Moatshe stated.

They have been arrested following an in depth investigation comprising the Limpopo Provincial Investigating Team, the Tracking Team, and the Magama Investigators.

Mokoena Mabusela-Leshabane, 46, and Tebogo Mphuti, 35, have been shot and killedin Magnavia, Polokwane.

Preliminary investigations on the time revealed that the ladies have been busy with a neighborhood property agent and have been viewing completely different premises for renting functions, News24 reported.

Police stated on the time that three suspects, two armed with firearms, accosted the 2 girls seated in their motorized vehicle and began taking pictures at them killing them immediately.

The suspects later ran towards their getaway automobile parked in the neighborhood and fled at excessive velocity.


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