Organised crime unit takes over AKA murder investigation
A South African Police Service Organised Crime Unit has cordoned off the crime scene after taking over the investigation into the double murder of AKA and Tebello Tibz Motsoane. South Africans woke up to the tragic news of the double homicide which happened in Durban late on Friday night.
While the details of the crime remain sketchy, the initially report that the famous duo was killed in a drive-by shooting has since been debunked by a KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson, who said AKA and Tibz were shot from close range by two suspects who fled per foot.
“It was not a drive-by shooting. AKA and Tibz were killed by two suspects who walked towards them from across the street, and shot them from close range,” Robert Netshiunda, KZN police spokesman said.
It has now also been confirmed that an organised crime unit has taken over the investigation into the deaths of AKA and Tibz, suggesting that the hits on the hip hop moguls were premeditated.
In the footage below, the members of the organised crime unit are seen cordoning off the crime scene again on Saturday morning, after it had been clear for about eight hours prior.
WATCH: An @SAPoliceService Organised Crime Unit has cordened off the crime scene at Wish on Florida Road, Durban.
They’re taking over investigations into the double murder of @akaworldwide
and a second person believed to be a close friend.#RIPAKA@Karinda_J pic.twitter.com/FpzcQ3ASRU
— Newzroom Afrika (@Newzroom405) February 11, 2023
In other news – Sony Music mourns the passing of AKA
Sony Music mourns the passing of AKA. It is with profound sadness that Sony Music Entertainment Africa acknowledges the news of the untimely passing of the South African music icon and culture figure Kiernan AKA Forbes.
Kiernan lost his life during an unfortunate incident that took place on the evening of the 10th of February 2023, in Durban. Learn more