UPDATE: Meadowlands police release information linked to the murder of 55-year-old woman

This is where the deceased was found.

At 18:40 March 07, the Meadowlands Police Station Commander Malefetsana Mofokeng addressed angry protesters following a meeting he held with two women who represented the protesters.

Mofokeng said that they have arrested the suspect and that police are still busy with the investigation.

“We cannot allow the protesters to see the suspect but we shall inform them on the proceedings of the case and when the suspect will appear in court.”

Mofokeng also touched on the issue of corrupt police officers working together with drug dealers at the hostel.

“We are going to investigate this issue, a police officer is supposed to protect the community, not cause harm.

Mofokeng assured the protesters that they will visit the hostel to discuss the issue further.

“We will visit the hostel to address their issues as we did in December.”

Mofokeng managed to come down the protesters after this statement, the crowd eventually dispersed.

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Mxolisi Simanga

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