Man murdered in eMbalenhle


An Ethiopian man known as Mikvas was found dead in one of the rooms used as the bedroom this morning in the liquor outlet he was working for in eMbalenhle.
One of the other employees arrived at work this morning and found the gate and the main door open, but the burglar door leading to the back of the counter was still locked.
The employee sought help across the street and they broke the burglar door to get access to the premises.
Upon investigation, the lifeless body of Mikvas was found lying next to his bed.
He was strangled with an electric cord.
Police suspect the suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of money.
Another employee, a Malawian national who, according to police was supposed to be inside as he and Mikvas usually lock themselves inside when they close the shop, is missing and his whereabouts are currently unknown.
Police are still investigating and looking for the suspects.