South Africa: Warrant of Arrest Issued for Murder Suspect

press release

Two warrants of arrest (international warrant and a South African warrant) have been issued for a Mozambican man implicated in the murder of a Summerstrand couple in November 2017.

Andre Saaiman (65) and Lydia Saaiman (69) were brutally murdered at their Scott Street house on 6 November 2017. Since the murders, their gardener who lived on the premises disappeared with all of his belongings. Results of forensics evidence collected on the scene suggests the gardener's involvement in the murders.

Police are searching for Ezequiel Carlos Cossa (26), a Mozambican national. It is suspected that Cossa may have gone back to Mozambique hence the international warrant has been issued however there is a possibility that he may have returned to South Africa.

Anyone who may know the whereabouts of Cossa is asked to contact Detective Warrant Officer Johan Raubenheimer on 074 430 6048 or their nearest police station or Crime Stop on 08600 10111 or through the MySAPS app which could be downloaded on their smartphones. All information is strictly confidential and callers have the right to remain anonymous.

See What Everyone is Watching

More From: SAPS

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 800 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.