The Boshchop Police has confirmed an incident where a man was killed and his girlfriend was injured in a shooting that happened yesterday 26 October 2021 around 12:00 on the N4 Highway near Diamond Hill Toll Plaza.
The deceased was identified to be 35-year-old Phillip Given Mnguni who the Police Provincial Commissioner of Gauteng, Lieutenant General Elias Mawela, said was the number one wanted suspect in investigations related to the Boko Haram activities that were happening in Mamelodi.
Commissioner Mawela said the Boschkop police were called and on their arrival on the scene, the police were told by a witness that a black VW Polo was shot at by occupants of a silver-grey Mercedes Benz.
The police are on the lookout for the silver Mercedes Benz that was allegedly used by the shooters. No one has been arrested yet and the police have registered a case of murder and attempted murder.
Lieutenant Mawela said the Task Team has also been instructed to continue with investigations of the case of the deceased including the completion of crimes that he was involved in.
The police are appealing to anyone that might have come across the said silver Mercedes Benz to call the SAPS Crime Stop Number 08600 10111. All information received will be treated with privacy.