Form 3 student murdered at night club


REDCLIFF (New Ziana) –Police in Redcliff, Midlands province are appealing for information to assist in investigating the case of a 17-year-old boy who was found dead outside a local night club after he had been seen drinking beer with other patrons.

The police are treating the death of Sindizo Hlazo, who was doing Form Three in the town, as murder.

Provincial police spokesperson Inspector Emmanuel Mahoko said on July 21, at around 11AM Hlazo left home for Plot 20 Swartlage Farm, Redcliff where he had been sent by his brother.

The following day around 1AM Hlazo was seen by a bar attendant at Chilax Nightclub, Torwood Shopping Centre, Redcliff drinking beer in the company of some unknown men.

“On the same day around 2:30 AM, the bar attendant heard from patrons that there was a body of a boy lying outside the nightclub,” he said.

The bar attendant discovered that it was the same boy she had earlier on seen in the nightclub.

Police who attended the scene observed some bleeding from the right ear.

No arrests have been made so far.

Insp Mahoko appealed to members of the public who might have information about the case to approach their nearest police station so that the culprits involved can be brought to book.

New Ziana

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