Hawks members in Richards Bay have arrested three suspects aged 33, 34, and 36. They were arrested for the murder of Zwakele Tembe.

42-year-old Zwakele Tembe was killed in the Msiyane area in Ngwavuma.

Tembe was shot dead at his home on September 7 and a case of murder was opened at Ngwavuma police station. On Friday, Hawks officers received information about the incident and his wife was arrested.

She was later interrogated properly and she gave out names of the perpetrators which led to their arrests.

“She further led the members to the hitman who was also placed under arrest. They will appear in the Ngwavuma Magistrate’s Court on Monday,”  said Hawks spokesperson.