South African police in KwaZulu-Natal are making progress in their investigation into the murder of rapper Kiernan “AKA” Forbes and his friend Tebello “Tibz” Motsoane.
They have reportedly recovered the firearm that was used in the crime. AKA and Tibz were tragically shot outside the Wish restaurant in Durban on February 10 of this year.
During an inter-ministerial briefing, KwaZulu-Natal Police Commissioner Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi also confirmed that vehicles linked to the crime had been discovered as part of the ongoing investigation.
“We have identified at least a couple of vehicles that were used. Some of the vehicles were used as getaway, some of the vehicles that might have been used by people after the fact that we suspect that are the suspects in this incident.
“We have identified at least one firearm that has been used and positively identified to have shot and killed Mr Forbes on that evening.“We are and such are in our possession as well and we as SAPS, as I said, identified few individuals that we are going to maybe after discussing with the NPA, we might then start bringing them in,” said Mkhwanazi.
Additionally, Commissioner Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi stated that several individuals have been interviewed in connection with the murders of AKA and Tibz.
“Those who might have been present during the incident, some not, and those of interest to us. We have identified a couple of vehicles that were used, some were used as getaways and some portals. Some might have been used by people after and we suspect to be suspects.”