14 arrested for Elvis Nyathi murder

Angry Diepsloot residents are threatening to shut down the area.

eNCA/Aviwe Mtila
  • Editor's note: This story has been updated


JOHANNESBURG - Fourteen suspects have been arrested in connection with the murder of Zimbabwean national Elvis Nyathi in Diepsloot earlier this month. 

They are appearing in court on Tuesday.

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Police Minister Bheki Cele and Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi visited the area following the killing and protests. 

The two ministries promised to embark on a joint operation to weed out undocumented foreign nationals and fight crime in Diepsloot.



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