Police have arrested three more suspects accused of the rape and murder of a Helenvale 14-year-old girl.
This brings the number of the accused to eight following the gruesome death of Patronicia Jordaan whose body was found in a bush more than a week ago.
It’s believed the young girl was gang-raped before she was stabbed to death.
Five suspects appeared in court on Monday and they’re remanded in custody until 24 March.
The police’s Priscilla Naidu said: “The SAPS with the assistance of the Anti-Gang Unit and public order policing arrested three more suspects aged 38, 30, and 21-years-old.”
The suspects will appear in court on Monday.
In other news – DJ Fresh and DJ Euphonik quit their jobs after serious rape allegations
DJ Fresh and DJ Euphonik on Saturday were taken off air on music station 947. The pair reached an agreement with Primedia Broadcasting that they would step down from their roles with immediate effect after rape cases were opened against the two.
Both DJ Fresh and Euphonik are employed by music radio station 947, owned by the publication’s parent company Primedia Broadcasting. Learn More