Suspect In Double Murder Case Hands Himself Over

The house where two women, aged 33 and 70, were murdered. Picture: IPSS Medical Rescue

DURBAN: A 53-year-old man who allegedly shot dead his girlfriend and her mother in Tongaat faces two murder charges.

He has handed himself over to police on Wednesday afternoon.

The man, who is employed as a security guard, is accused of entering the women’s home in Fairbreeze, Tongaat, on Saturday.

He then allegedly shot dead 33-year-old Nombuso Dube and her 70-year-old mother, Mtokozile Dube.

KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson, Colonel Thembeka Mbele, confirmed the man handed himself to police at the Pietermaritzburg police station.

He was taken to Tongaat police station.