Gauteng police reveal a docket implicating three policemen and one former officer in the Krugersdorp murders used to be handed over to the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) in Could but no resolution to prosecute has been communicated.
Fixed with Rapport newspaper on Sunday, the suspects encompass the former husband of convicted assassin and ringleader Cecilia Steyn, who used to be sent to jail for 11 murders, and the mysterious “Colonel X” talked about in a brand fresh honest-crime documentary series.
Her husband, Andries Steyn, has persisted to disclaim having any information of her activities which seen her turn a number of Christians into murderers after she made them believe she used to be a 42nd generational witch who wished security from the Satanic church.
A brand fresh television series, titled Devilsdorp, currently showing on the streaming provider Showmax, has reopened old wounds after exposing the gruesome Krugersdorp killings, moreover customarily known as the “appointment murders”, on Johannesburg’s West Rand.
The documentary hints at police involvement in the disappearance and tampering of proof, and refers to a “Colonel X” who’s believed to beget befriended Cecilia at the time of the killings.
If prosecution goes forward, the four suspects could be charged with defeating the ends of justice for their supposed role in obstructing the investigations into the Krugersdorp killings.
Gauteng police spokesperson Col Noxolo Khweza talked about investigators were aloof waiting for a resolution from the director of public prosecutions.
“The docket has been with the DPP since Could. I will no longer be capable of touch upon that, and honest now there is now not any longer basically great I’m able with the arrangement to add as a comment until we receive that route,” she urged TimesLIVE.
The NPA used to be no longer straight away reachable for comment.
Rapport newspaper on Sunday reported all four suspects were anticipated to be charged with perjury among other charges.
Three of their names were withheld but ex-husband Steyn went on the legend to disclaim any involvement. Fixed with Rapport, Steyn, aloof an officer in the police, talked about he had no information of the murders that were deliberate under his roof for years.
Cecilia used to be the mastermind of a non secular fringe community known as Electus per Deus — which implies chosen by God — which deliberate and accomplished the murders, first of their enemies and later they centered of us for their wealth.
Cecilia, who has two younger of us, similar old 12 and 16, with Andries, similar old tales of demonic attacks and possession to drive her foot troopers to enact her bidding.
In August 2019, Cecilia, Marcel Steyn, and Zak Valentine were sentenced to a collective 28 existence terms for murdering 11 of us on Johannesburg’s West Rand between 2012 and 2016.
Marcel’s mother Marinda and her brother Le Roux, 23, were already serving time after accepting plea deals for their roles in the killings.
Fixed with Rapport, a senior policeman, simplest identified as “Colonel X”, is the 2nd suspect who allegedly played an mountainous role in thwarting police investigations.
Fixed with the report, despite the allegations against him, “Colonel X” is aloof an extraordinarily popular police officer and currently a member of a provincial investigation unit that reports on to the national commissioner.
The third suspect allegedly has family ties to Cecelia. He used to be dishonourably discharged from the police ensuing from housebreaking and is believed to beget been making an allowance for the space to faux Valentine’s death to claim his existence insurance protection money.
The fourth suspect, in accordance to Rapport, is a detective aloof in the police provider.
The man used to be allegedly complicit in the undeniable truth that the fashioned police file with precious proof about the first four murders had disappeared.
One in every of the items lacking is a hat stumbled on at the scene the effect the community’s first victims, Joy Boonzair and Natacha Burger, were killed. Marinda wore a nearly identical hat in the direction of her court docket testimony, talked about Rapport.