EFF welcomes arrest of more suspects in Hillary Gardee’s murder case

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The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has welcomed the arrest two more suspects by police in the investigation of the murder of Hillary Gardee and say they will allow the police to do their work.

The EFF says in a statement that they and the Gardee family will ensure that the police have all the resources they need to continue with their investigations.

Hillary Gardee was the daughter of former EFF Secretary-General, Goodrich Gardee. Her body was found near the Lydenburg road near Mbombela in Mpumalanga last Tuesday. She was laid to rest in Mbombela on Saturday.

Video: Godrich Gardee pays tribute to his daughter, Hillary:


Police Spokesperson, Donald Mdhluli says the three, including the suspect arrested on Friday will appear in the Nelspruit Magistrate’s court on Monday.

“So far, we arrested a total of three suspects. This follows the arrest two males that have been arrested between midnight this morning. The age is 47 and the other one is 52. They are facing a charge of murder and they will be joining the suspect that was arrested on Friday the 39 year old,” says Mdhluli.

Video: Funeral service for Hillary Gardee on 7 May 2022.