A 32-year-old man was arrested for murder after the body of a bound and beaten man was found on top of the broken bridge in Green Point last Thursday, January 7.
Cape Town Central police spokesperson, Captain Ezra October, said they received a complaint of an assault on Thursday and when they arrived on the crime scene they found the body of a man who was declared dead by provincial ambulance services paramedics. He said the man had been tied and beaten to death.
Police received intelligence information about the suspect and he was arrested in Napier Street on Sunday, January 10.
He was detained on charges of murder and was expected to appear in court yesterday, Wednesday January 13.
Police are still looking for two more suspects involved in the murder.
Anyone with information can contact Detective Warrant Officer Neil Capoto on 021 467 8000 or Cape Town Operational room on 021 467 8006.
Meanwhile, Cape Town Central Crime Prevention team members arrested a 41-year-old club manager in De Waterkant on Saturday, January 9, for selling alcohol, which is banned under current lockdown restrictions.
He said they received tip-offs from the public and nearby residents.
The liquor was confiscated and the manager was detained.
In another incident in Sea Point, two men, aged 22 and 42, were arrested on Sunday, January 10, after licence plate recognition cameras flagged the car they were driving as having been involved in a robbery.