Sick most wanted suspect dies after arrest

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A suspect who was on the most wanted list at Roodepoort Police Station, among others, died recently after being arrested.

The police received information that Nelson Nkuna, aka Mandela, was ill and had been admitted to the Coronation Hospital. They went to the hospital and arrested him on various charges. Nkuna had been terrorising the communities of Durban Deep and Matholiesville and was also wanted in connection with cases at Kagiso and Krugersdorp Police Stations.

He was put under police guard and moved to Helen Joseph Hospital, and then to Johannesburg General Hospital where he passed away.

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Riaan van Zyl

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