Three held for Manenberg murders

The City of Cape Town’s JP Smith says the suspects will appear in court soon.

FILE: Police officials say three people are in custody in connection with a double murder in Manenberg. Picture: EWN.

CAPE TOWN - Three people have been arrested in connection with a double murder in Manenberg, Cape Town police confirmed on Thursday.

Officials also said they would step up operations in the area in a bid to prevent a possible flare-up in gang violence.

The City of Cape Town's JP Smith says the suspects will appear in court soon.

They face murder and robbery charges.