Suspects in the murder of actress Thandeka Mdeliswa arrested

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Mpumalanga Police have announced that they managed to make a breakthrough in the investigation into the murder of 34-year-old well known actress, Thandeka Mdeliswa.

Mdeliswa was shot on Thursday, 3rd September while trying to investigate a commotion which she allegedly heard between her brother and two other men.

As she was to investigate the problem whereupon getting closer, one of the men snatched a firearm from his friend and shot her.

She later on died two days later.

Subsequent to the investigation by the police three men were been arrested in this regard, including the one believed to have shot Mdeliswa, who played the role of Khanya Hlophe in the television soapie IKANI. 

They are set to appear at the Evander Magistrate’s Court on Monday, 14 September 2020.

Mpumalanga Police Commissioner Mondli Zuma have welcomed the arrest.

“We are glad that the suspects have been arrested including the alleged murderer. We also believe that at least the arrest will bring comfort to the family as they will be able to find closure on the matter.

“It is my pleasure to also commend the good work done by both teams in the apprehension of the suspects,” says Zuma.

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