Skeem Saam actress Amanda Manku’s father ARRESTED for murder

Skeem Saam actress Amanda Manku’s father ARRESTED for murder

Skeem Saam actress Amanda Manku’s father ARRESTED for murder

Among the suspects charged for the murder of Skeem Saam actress Amanda Manku’s mother and grandmother is reportedly her father.

ZiMoja reports that the actress and SuperSport presenter’s father, William Manku – who is a police captain – appeared before the Lebowakgomo Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday, 10 January.

Manku’s mother and grandmother were killed in May 2021. According to the Limpopo Chronicle, David Khoza – a 40-year-old Mozambican National suspect – was arrested on Monday 8 January in Lebombo Port of Entry (POE) in Mpumalanga. He was attempting to cross over to Mozambique.

The sportscaster’father, who is 53, was arrested while at work at Sandringham police station, Gauteng. In addition, his 42-year-old girlfriend Nonhlanhla Ngubo, who is a police sergeant at the Linden Police Station, was arrested in Lenasia South on Tuesday.

Limpopo police spokesperson Hlulani Mashaba said the motive of the incident at this stage is unknown and police investigations are underway.

The suspects have been remanded in police custody and the matter was postponed to Thursday, 18 January 2024, for bail application and further police investigations.

On Friday, Manku released a statement on behalf of her family.

“On January 10th, 2024, three suspects appeared in the Lebowakgomo Magistrates court in connection with the Murder of two women, Aged 70 and 45. The mother and daughter were shot and killed by unknown men on 04 May 2021 at Makgophong village, Zebediela.”

The Manku family said they will, in due course, address media requests through a statement.

“This is a difficult time for the family, but we are trusting the SAPS and Judicial system to run its course as is necessary to bring the matter to a close.

“We wish to thank the public for their support during this time.”

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