Gun allegedly used to kill AKA and Tibz found in uMlazi. Image: Instagram@AKAWorld/Pixabay

AKA: Police recover gun linked to AKA’s murder in uMlazi, suspect arrested

Police have found the gun allegedly used to kill Kiernan “AKA” Forbes and Tebello “Tibz” Motsoane in uMlazi, KZN.


Gun allegedly used to kill AKA and Tibz found in uMlazi. Image: Instagram@AKAWorld/Pixabay

The gun allegedly used to kill well known musician Kiernan “AKA” Forbes and his manager Tebello “Tibz” Motsoane has been found.

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Gun recovered, suspect arrested

According to IOL, a source close to the investigation team said the gun was recovered in uMlazi, south of Durban, over the weekend.

It has been confirmed that the 9mm pistol was positively linked to the shooting incident that claimed the lives of the two men.

Further reports reveal that a man in his 20s has been arrested. However, according to another source, the gun was for hire.

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AKA and Tibz’s murder

Kiernan “AKA” Forbes and Tebello “Tibz” Motsoane were shot dead on 10 February in Florida Road in Durban.

Forbes had been exiting Wish Restaurant when a gunman brazenly approached him and fired a shot, killing him instantly.

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The KZN police spokesperson Colonel Robert Netshiunda appealed to the media to give SAPS investigators time to work without undue pressure.

In March, four men were arrested, allegedly in connection with the murder, but were later released.

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One of the men was charged with hijacking a vehicle that is believed be used as a getaway vehicle after AKA and Tibz’s shooting.

The attorney acting on behalf of the men siad the police had no reasonable cause to arrest her clients.

Advocate Annelene van den Heever said: “They allowed the narrative of my clients being linked to the AKA investigation and didn’t comment at the time.”

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