Brooklyn SAPS has confirmed that two suspects have been arrested in connection with the shooting of Thapelo Menwe. It has been confirmed that the motive behind the shooting was robbery, and the case has since been transferred to Tshwane District’s murder and robbery unit.
CCTV footage has circulated which shows one suspect, and SAPS confirmed the second suspect was driving the get-a-away car. Brooklyn SAPS confirmed that a number of cellphones were found on the suspect during his arrest, however they could not confirm if Menwe’s phone was amongst those found.
#JusticeforThapelo is currently circulating amongst the UP student body. The UP SRC will hold a vigil on Thursday 15 September 2022 at 16:00, outside TuksDorp.