Two people, including one patron and an alleged robber, were killed following a shootout at a rugby club in Pongola, KwaZulu-Natal.
According to police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele, two more alleged robbers, aged 20 and 26, were arrested in the early hours of the morning while trying to flee the country.
“The Pongola detectives acted on intelligence and, in the early hours of the morning, launched an operation aimed at tracing the suspects involved in the fatal shooting at a rugby club in Pongola over the weekend,” said Mbele.
“They were arrested while attempting to flee toward the Swaziland border. They are expected to appear in the Pongola Magistrate’s Court soon.”